Meet Ohio State's team of cardiac surgery experts

The Division of Cardiac Surgery comprises a comprehensive team of surgeons and staff, all focused on delivering high-quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

Bryan Whiston, MD, PhD

Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD

Director, Division of Cardiac Surgery

Interim Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Center
Director, Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Co-Director, COPPER Laboratory
Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery

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Mark Galantowicz, MD

Chief, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Professor of Surgery
Murray D. Lincoln Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Our People

Our People

Administrative Staff

Our office staff are available at: or 614-293-5502.

Kelly Hettinger

Kristen Stotts
Administrative Manager

Janet Mazik
Residency & Fellowship Program Manager

Monique Singleterry Wells
Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator

Sarah Hill
Academic Support and assistant to Dr. Mokadam

Kacie Waugh
Assistant to Dr. Bozinovski, Dr. Choi and Dr. Henn

Beth Eaton
Assistant to Dr. Ganapathi and Dr. Whitson