Mechele Smith, (pictured right) a high school senior from Burien, Washington, received a left ventricular assist device which is an artificial heart that pumps blood and performs the work her failed heart couldn’t. The life-saving surgery was performed by Dr. Nahush Mokadam, (pictured right) Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center.
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Alexander W. Clowes, MD
V. Paul Gavora – Helen S. and John A. Schilling Endowed Chair
in Vascular Surgery
Lab Personnel Lihua Chen, PhD, Research Scientist, UW Department of Surgery
Shinsuki Kikuchi, MD, Visiting Scholar from Asahikawa Medical University, Department of Vascular Surgery
Kevin Xiong, Undergraduate, University of Washington Mission Vascular surgical procedures are designed to rebuild diseased blood vessels and improve...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
July Grand Rounds—Highlighting Research
Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
6:30am – 7:30am “Aortic Dissection in the New Millenium:
The Quest for Personalized Care” Speaker: Sherene Shalhub, MD, MPH >>
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Washington Upon completion of the activity, attendees should be able to: Understand...
Dr. Eileen Bulger Discusses Trauma Study
Harborview Medical Center is one of 10 trauma centers in the United States and Canada that aim to participate in a study of a therapeutic drug on people suspected of having sustained a traumatic brain injury. The study differs from nearly all medical research in that it has received federal approval to proceed without getting consent from study subjects prior to the initiation of the treatment.
Pellegrini Keynote Speaker at 11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Medical & Pre-Health Professions Natl Conference
Divisions & Centers
Center for Bariatric Surgery >>
Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery (CVES) >>
Center for Esophageal &
Gastric Surgery >>
Institute for Simulation & Interprofessional Studies (ISIS) >>
Center for Reconstructive/
Plastic Surgery >>
Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE) >>
UW Medicine Vascular Center >>