Care team

The Valve Center team includes valve specialists whose practice centers on diagnosing and treating valve disease. The highly experienced team is known for its advanced skills.

The Valve Center has weekly Valve Clinics attended by both cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons. They also meet weekly to review complex valve cases, giving patients the benefit of having a range of insights to address their specific needs.

Dr Sorajja
Paul Sorajja, MD
Director, Center for Valve and Structural Heart Disease
Mario Goessl, MD PhD 
Director, Transcatheter Research and Education 
Program Director, Advanced Fellowship in Structural Heart Disease Interventions

Interventional Cardiology

Ivan Chavez, MD

Mario Goessl MD, PhD

Michael Mooney, MD 

Anil Poulose, MD

Paul Sorajja, MD

Cardiac Surgery  

Rizwan Attia, MD

Vinayak Bapat, MBBS

Erik Beckmann, MD

Carly Lodewyks, MD

Gabriel Olivares, MD

Sarah Palmer, MD

Robert Steffen, MD

Benjamin Sun, MD

Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging  

Alex Campbell, MD 

Kevin Harris, MD 

Thomas Knickelbine, MD

John Lesser, MD

David Lin, MD

Marc Newell, MD

Nadira Hamid, MD

Advanced Practice Providers

Marcus Burns, DNP

Caitlin Kronenwetter, PA-C


Dudley Deshommes-Kohls, RN

Erik Olson, RN 


Andrea Sweeney Claussen, MBA, Director

Holley Katagiri

Jenny Schultz