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Faculty

Activity Directors

Hani Najm, MD
Chair, Pediatric and Congenital
Heart Surgery
Cleveland Clinic

Elizabeth Saarel, MD
Ronald and Helen Ross Distinguished
Chair of Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Planning Committee

Carla Anderson, CNS
Rula Balluz, MD
Deborah Bizak, MSN, APRN

Michelle Bruno, RN
Francine Erenberg, MD
Eileen Jamieson, BSN, RN
Angela Jarden, MSN, RN

Tara Karamlou, MD
Kristen Lessick, BSN, RN
Jennifer Maiorana
Kristy Nadolski
Hani Najm, MD
Elizabeth Saarel, MD
Neha Soni-Patel BS, RDCS (AE/PE), RCCS

Guest Faculty

Robert Anderson, MD
New Castle University
London, England

Riyadh Mahdi Ahmed Abu-Sulaiman, MD
King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Emile Bacha, MD
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Komansky Weill-Cornell
New York, NY

Christopher A. Caldarone, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX

Joseph Dearani, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

George D. Giraud, MD
OHSU Hospital
Portland, OR

Anusha Jegatheeswaran, MD
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada

Richard Kovacs, MD
ACC President
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Leo Lopez, MD
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
Stanford, CA

Brian McCrindle, MD
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada

Andrew Redington, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Glen Van Arsdell, MD
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Local Faculty

Hemant Agarwal, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Shahnawaz Amdani, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Peter Aziz, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Gerard J. Boyle, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Rula Balluz, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Eugene Blackstone, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Darrell Cass, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Jeff Chapa, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Eric Devaney, MD
UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Francine Erenberg, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Thomas E. Fagan, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Neil Friedman, MBChB
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Joanna Ghobrial, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Mohammed Hamzah, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

William Hanna, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Chuanchau Jou, DO
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Samir Kapadia, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Tara Karamlou, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Jared Klein, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Rukmini Komarlu, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

John Lane, MD
Akron Children’s Hospital

Samir Latifi, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Harry Lever, MD
Cleveland Clinic

David Majdalany, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Rocio Moran, MD
MetroHealth

Holly Nadorlik, DO
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Chandrakant Patel, MD
Akron Children’s Hospital

Alistair Phillips, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Robert Stewart, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Nelson Burbano-Vera, MD
Cleveland Clinic

David Waight, MD
Akron Children’s Hospital

Malek Yaman, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Kenneth Zahka, MD
Cleveland Clinic Children’s