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Meet Our Team

Our cardiac surgery team is made up of surgeons who are dedicated exclusively to patients with congenital heart disease and other rare heart conditions. Each specializes in a specific area of heart surgery, including valve repair, heart transplantation and surgery for adult congenital heart disease.

Physicians

Learn more about Pedro J. del Nido, MD

Chairman, Department of Cardiac Surgery

William E. Ladd Professor of Child Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Christopher W. Baird, MD

Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Heart Valve Program; Co-Director, Vascular Ring & Airway Program; Surgical Director, Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Program

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Sitaram Emani, MD

Associate in Cardiac Surgery; Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program; Director, Complex Biventricular Repair Program; Surgical Director, Division of Cardiovascular Critical Care

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Eric N. Feins, MD

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Surgical Arrhythmia Program

Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD

Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Surgical Director: Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Program, Ventricular Assist Device Program, Heart Transplant Program, Lung Transplant Program; Co-Director, Center for Airway Disorders

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about David Hoganson, MD

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Computational 3D Visualization Program

Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Aditya "AK" Kaza, MD, MBA

Senior Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery Program; Surgical Medical Director, Patient-Flow and Capacity Center

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Michael H. Kwon, MD

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about John Mayer, Jr., MD

Professor, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Meena Nathan, MD, MPH, FRCS

Associate, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes; Director, Cardiac Surgery Clinical Research

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Luis Guillermo Quinonez, MD, FRCSC

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, Surgical Coronary Anomalies Program

Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Nathalie Roy, MD

Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery; Director, ERAS Program; Surgical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about Ana Ubeda Tikkanen, MD, PhD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Attending, Orthopedic Center

Instructor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Physician Assistants

Learn more about Sarah Campos, PA-C, MS

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Erica Comstock, MS, PA

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Brenda Cooney, MSHS, PA-C

Lead Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Naomi Crilley, PA

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Edward Horgan, PA-C, MSHS, MPH

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Maryellen Horgan, MS

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Margaret Holland, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Aaron Kleinertz, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Barbara Rhodes, PA-C, MS, RN

Physician Assistant, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Cardiovascular Perfusionists

Learn more about Kara Lung, MPS

Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Kelsey Navin, CCP, LP, MBA

Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery Coordinators

Learn more about Sue-mei Portugues

Global Patient Access Manager, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Paulina Bongay

National and International Case Coordinator, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Sihan Chen

National and International Case Coordinator, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Jacqueline O'Brien

National and International Case Coordinator, Department of Cardiac Surgery

Learn more about Victoria Perchenok

National and International Case Coordinator, Department of Cardiac Surgery