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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Bio Rohan completed his medical training from the University College of Medical Sciences (Univ. of Delhi), New Delhi. He worked with the departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai, NY and Stanford University for his advanced elective rotations. During his medical school years, he worked on designing and developing novel mechanical heart valves making use of computational fluid dynamics methods and additive manufacturing techniques. His work was funded by the Indian government dept. of biotechnology.
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests In clinical research, Dr. Shrager has been an innovator studying outcomes in a variety of areas within Thoracic Surgery including: parenchyma-sparing operations and minimally invasive resections for lung cancer, transcervical thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, and surgical treatment of emphysema.
In the lab, Dr. Shrager is focused on the impact of disease states upon the diaphragm. His group published the seminal paper (NEJM) describing diaphragm atrophy assoc'd with mechanical ventilation.
Yasuhiro Shudo, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Bio Dr. Shudo is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.
His clinical focus is the surgical treatment of end-stage cardiopulmonary failure, including heart transplant, heart-lung transplant, lung transplant, mechanical circulatory support (MCS), and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). He has published numerous landmark papers
Dr. Shudo also performs mitral valve repair/replacement (MVR), aortic valve replacement (AVR), complex valve surgery, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, reoperative cardiac surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
Dr. Shudo is fully committed to innovative, comprehensive, and compassionate care for each patient he treats.
Thelma and Henry Doegler Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Emeritus
Bio Hire date July 1, 1969. Retirement and conferment of Emeritus Professor status September 1, 1998.