MSTCVS Mission Statement:

The mission of the Society, from the beginning, has been to promote the highest standards of practice among Michigan’s thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons, to ensure that patients receive the highest quality care, and to bring their members together annually to foster a cohesive group and single voice in order to face the changing socioeconomic issues of the times.

The MSTCVS annual meeting brings its mission to fruition by scheduling the finest of surgeon speakers, emphasizing a Quality Assurance initiative, presenting innovative products and services, and cultivating future thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons by sponsoring an annual Resident Surgeon Competition.

About the MSTCVS

The Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (MSTCVS) was founded in 1965, originally as the Michigan Society of Thoracic Surgeons. The mission of the Society, from the beginning, has been to promote the highest standards of practice among Michigan’s thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons, to ensure that patients receive the highest quality care, and to bring their members together annually to foster a cohesive group and single voice in order to face the changing socioeconomic issues of the times. The MSTCVS annual meeting brings its mission to fruition by scheduling the finest of surgeon speakers, emphasizing a Quality Assurance initiative, presenting innovative products and services, and cultivating future thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons by sponsoring an annual Resident Surgeon Competition.

Reza Dabir MD

MSTCVS President

Andrew Chang MD

MSTCVS Future President

Charles Schwartz MD

Secretary/Treasurer

Robert N. Jones MD, MHA

Immediate Past President, MSMS Delegate

Raed AlNajjar MD

Director

Justin Fanning MD

Director

Shahrokh Mansoori MD

Director

Jamie Martin MD

Director

Nathan Mollberg DO

Director

Edward Murphy MD

Director

Rishindra Reddy MD

Director

Richard L. Prager MD

MSTCVS Quality Collaborative Project Director

Douglas Lees MD

Historian

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