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THI Grand Rounds | Kenneth K. Liao, MD | What’s New in Cardiac Surgery

March 15, 2019 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Kenneth K. Liao, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Circulatory Support
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Section of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support


Dr. Kenneth K. Liao is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Houston with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery as well as heart transplantation. Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Liao joins Baylor College of Medicine from the University of Minnesota, where he served as the Director of the Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Program and surgical director of the Heart Transplant Program.

Dr. Liao completed his general surgery residency at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and trained in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Minnesota. There he started the Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Programs and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program. He specializes in adult cardiac surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve repair and replacement, robotic assisted coronary artery bypass, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) surgery


Live Webcasting

To participate in the live webcast, and to obtain credit on your transcript, utilize the video and registration links provided in the interactive schedule below. Webcasting service provided by Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Telemedicine Program

Live Webcast: Video Link | Meeting ID: 746-346-8349

To receive CME credit, register via this link the day of between 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM

Accreditation and Credit Designation

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council or Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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March 15, 2019
12:00 pm —1:00 pm
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