Team

Our team includes board-certified cardiovascular/thoracic surgeons, nurse practitioners and a physician assistant.

Surgeons

John J. Nigro, M.D., Division Chief; Director, Heart Institute; Director, Cardiac Transplantation and Ventricular Assist Device Program

John J. Lamberti, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S, Senior Surgeon and Director of Cardiac Outreach; Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Raghav Murthy, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Acute Cardiac Unit Nurse Practitioners

Stephanie Moriarty, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Erin Stone, M.S.N., CPNP-AC/PC

Kelly Branch, M.S.N., CPNP-PC

Deborah Walter, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Melissa Campbell, M.S.N., CPNP-PC

Kristen Browning, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Stacey Grohall, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Vanessa Kalis, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Deborah Raleigh, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Sarah Olson, M.S.N., CPNP-AC

Physician Assistant

Kristina Barrack, PA-C

Kelly Brand, PA-C

Perfusionists

John Allardyce, CCP

Jorge Garcia, CCP

Charlene Rohrer, CCP

Joe Wagner, CCP