Directors

Symposium Directors

Stavros G. Drakos, MD, PhD

Dr. Drakos is a Nora Eccles Treadwell Scholar and Director of Cardiovascular Research for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, U of Utah School of Medicine. He is the Co-Chief Heart Failure and Transplant Section and Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Program, Univ. of Utah Healthcare. His research interests are focuse... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Abdallah G. Kfoury, MD

Dr. Kfoury is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is Director of the Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program at Intermountain Healthcare and Director of the U.T.A.H. Cardiac Transplant Program. His clinical focus is Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support... Read More

Specialties: Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Craig H. Selzman, MD

As a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Utah, Dr. Selzman is heavily invested in the future of our next generation of physicians and surgeons. He is actively involved with medical student teaching, general surgical education, and training of young cardiac surgeons. He has been involved with educationa... Read More

Specialties: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Aortic Dissection, Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Coronary Revascularization, Heart Failure, Heart Stem Cell Therapy, Heart Transplant, Heart Valve Surgery, Lung Transplant, Marfan Syndrome and other Aortic Disorders, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Surgical Ventricular Restoration, Valvular Heart Disease

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH is a Christi T Smith Professor of Medicine with tenure at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Stehlik has received his medical degree from Charles University in Prague and Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and in Cardiovascular Disea... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

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