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Aortic Surgery Center

The Aortic Surgery Center

Meet Our Team of Physicians

Constantinos Lovoulos

Constantinos Lovoulos, MD
Cardiac Surgeon, University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: University of Thessaloniki Medical School of Aristotle
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital & Medical School

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

 

Clinical interests and expertise

  • Cardiothoracic surgery, surgery of the Thoracic Aorta, mitral and tricuspid valve repair, lung and esophageal surgery, congenital heart disease, heart surgery

Alland

Michael A. Curi, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
  • Residency: University of Chicago
  • Fellowship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Vascular and General Surgery

 

Clinical interests and expertise

  • Aortic Aneurysm, Dissection, Injury
  • Lower extremity arterial disease
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Carotid occlusive disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Endovascular procedures: angioplasty, stenting, angiography
  • Varicose Veins

Justin Sambol

Justin Sambol, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School (1997)
  • Residency: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
  • Fellowship: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

 

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Aortic surgery

Ajay K. Dhadwal

Ajay K. Dhadwal, MD
Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: University College London Medical School
  • Residency: Boston University School of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Vascular and General Surgery

 

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive and endovascular techniques, including carotid stenting and endovascular aneurysm repair.
  • Varicose Veins

Joe T. Huang

Joe T. Huang, MD, RPVI
Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School

 

Certifications

  • Board Certification: Vascular and General Surgery

 

Clinical interests and expertise

  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Lower extremity arterial disease
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Carotid occlusive disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Endovascular procedures: angioplasty, stenting, angiography
  • Noninvasive vascular imaging
  • Varicose Veins

Frank T. Padberg

Frank T. Padberg, Jr., MD, FACS
Vascular Surgeon, University Hospital
Professor of Surgery, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: University of Arkansas
  • Residency: Harvard Surgical Service, New England Deaconess and Affiliated Hospitals
  • Registrar: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
  • Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Lahey Clinic

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Vascular and General Surgery

 

Clinical interests and expertise

  • Chronic venous insufficiency, aortic aneurysms, cerebrovascular disease, arterial insufficiency
  • Varicose Veins

Yuriy Gubenko

Yuriy Gubenko, MD
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: Kharkov Medical Institute (1985)
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York University Medical Center

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Anesthesiology

 

Clinical Interests

  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
  • Surgical treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF)

 

Other Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Douglas T. Jackson

Douglas T. Jackson, MD, JD
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School

Education

  • Medical School: Temple University Medical School (1983)
  • Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

 

Certification

  • Board Certification: Anesthesiology, Echocardiography

 

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiothoracic anesthesia

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