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Course Information

Faculty – Multi-disciplinary Master Class in Endocarditis and Other Cardiovascular Infections

Co-Directors

Steven Gordon, MD
Chairman
Department of Infectious Disease
Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Brian Griffin, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Katherine Hoercher, RN
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Guest Faculty

Larry M. Baddour, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX

Elof Eriksson, MD
Brigham and Womens’ Hospital
Boston, MA

Bruce Lytle, MD
The Heart Hospital at Baylor-Plano
Plano, TX

Marc R. Moon, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD
Kobe University
Kobe, Japan

Bernard D. Prendergast, MD
St. Thomas’ Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Laila Woc-Colburn, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Mark Bain, MD
Cerebrovascular Center
Neurological Institute

Faisal Bakaeen, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Eugene Blackstone, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Paul Cremer, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute

Sevag Demirjian, MD
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Glickman Urologic and Kidney Institute

Haythem Elgharably, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Thomas Fraser, MD
Department of Infectious Disease
Medicine Institute

Marc Gillinov, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Syed Hussain, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Douglas Johnston, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Jose Navia, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Susan Rehm, MD
Department of Infectious Disease
Medicine Institute

Eric Roselli, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Paul Schoenhagen, MD
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Imaging Institute

Nabin Shrestha, MD
Department of Infectious Disease
Medicine Institute

Nicholas Smedira, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Edward Soltesz, MD, MPH
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

David Streem, MD
Center for Behavioral Health
Neurological Institute

Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Chairman
Heart and Vascular Institute

Khaldoun Tarakji, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute

Michael Tong, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Shinya Unai, MD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Per Wierup, MD, PhD
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute

Bruce Wilkoff, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute

Dolora Wisco, MD
Cerebrovascular Center
Neurological Institute

Planning Committee

Marc Gillinov, MD
Steven Gordon, MD
Brian Griffin, MD
Katherine Hoercher, RN
Syed Hussain, MD
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD

Eric Roselli, MD
Nabin Shrestha, MD
Betsy Stovsky, RN
Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Bruce Wilkoff, MD
Dolora Wisco, MD