Medical Editor

Michael J. Liptay, M.D. is the Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Ill. His clinical practice is confined to General Thoracic Surgery with a special emphasis on VATS and minimally invasive surgery.

Editorial Advisory Board

Sai Yendamuri M.D. (Associate Editor, General Thoracic) is an Associate Professor for the Department of Thoracic Surgery, and Director of the Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jennifer S. Lawton, M.D. (Associate Editor, Adult Cardiac) is a Professor of Surgery at the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo.

Matthias Loebe, M.D., Ph.D. (Associate Editor, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation) is Chief of the Division of Transplant and Assist Devices at Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center and an Associate Professor of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tex.

Robert Jaquiss M.D. (Associate Editor, Congenital Heart) is the Chief of Pediatric