Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Co-Director of the Heart Institute, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Patient Care Emphasis

Ambulatory Thoracic Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hyperhidrosis, Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Neonatal/Infant Cardiac Surgery, Ebstein's Anomaly

Medical School

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Board Certification

South African Medical & Dental Council, Cardiothoracic Surgery


Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa - Cardiac Surgery

Awards and Honors

Received the American Heart Association's highest honor "Medal of Valor" in June 1996, for service in aftermath of the Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City on April 19 1995

Professional Memberships

American Association of Thoracic Surgery, American Association of University Professor, American College of Surgeons, Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, International Society for Diseasess of the Esophagus, Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association