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About the CMS Team

Our Cardiac Mechanical Support (CMS) team consists of cardiac surgeons; transplant cardiologists and healthcare professionals dedicated to providing the latest treatments using ventricular assist devices. Backed by registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, cardiac rehabilitation specialists, dieticians, social workers, and financial coordinators, the CMS team provides comprehensive care from evaluation through treatment.


  • Craig Selzman, MD (Surgical Director)
  • Josef Stehlik, MD (Medical Director)

Surgical Staff

  • David Bull, MD
  • Amit Patel, MD
  • Georges Desjardins, MD Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • Lisa Rollman, RN Cardiothoracic Surgery CNC
  • Marv Stoddard, SA Cardiothoracic Surgical Assistant
  • Jennifer Majersik, MD Director, Stoke Team

Medical Staff

  • Edward M. Gilbert, MD HF/Transplant Cardiology
  • Feras Bader, MD HF/Transplant Cardiology
  • Robert Pendleton, MD Director, Thrombosis Service
  • Holli Martinez, APRN, Palliative Care Medicine
  • Kirk Volkman, APRN HF/Transplant Cardiology
  • Jill Waldron, M.S., APRN HF / Transplant Cardiology

Nurse Coordinators

  • Erin Davis, RN, BSN - VAD Coordinator
  • Jake Miller, RN - VAD Coordinator
  • Sara Dick, RN, BSN - VAD Coordinator
  • Jennifer Strege, RN, BSN – VAD Coordinator
  • Ashley McCormick, BS – VAD Assistant