Richard Schuessler, PhD

Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery (CTS) Research Laboratory
Research Professor of Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Schuessler has written or co-authored more than 181 scientific publications and has provided immeasurable support for many residents and fellows in their research efforts. He presently oversees and coordinates the activities in the cardiothoracic surgery research laboratories. He also administers the research grants within the division in collaboration with individual investigators.