Basel Ramlawi, MD

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Resident Faculty

Professor

Specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, including complex valve repair, aortic surgery, and surgical procedures to treat arrhythmias

About

2020-present: Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Main Line Health

2015-2020: Chairman of the Heart and Vascular Center, and Founding Director of the Advanced Valve and Aortic Program, Valley Health System, Virginia

2009-2015: Attending surgeon, cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation, Methodist Hospital, Houston

Publications

  • Hydrophilic polymer embolization after TAVI. Baudo M, Magrini E, … Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Cardiol. 2024 Feb 17:S0914-5087(24)00026-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2024.02.008
  • Aortic versus axillary cannulation in acute type A aortic dissection repair: A meta-analysis. Yamashita Y, Sicouri S, Dokollari A, Rodriguez R, Goldman SM, Ramlawi B. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2024 Feb 11:2184923241232008. doi: 10.1177/02184923241232008
  • Minimally Invasive Epicardial Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion for Atrial Fibrillation Patients at High Risk of Stroke and of Bleeding. Rose DZ, DiGiorgi P, Ramlawi B, et al. Heart Rhythm. 2024 Jan 29:S1547-5271(24)00100-0. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2024.01.046
  • Impact of transcatheter heart valve type on outcomes of surgical explantation after failed transcatheter aortic valve replacement: the EXPLANT-TAVR international registry. Zaid S, Kleiman NS, …, Ramlawi B, et al. EuroIntervention. 2024 Jan 15;20(2):e146-e157. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00722.
  • Risk Predictors of Race Disparity in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. A Propensity Matched Analysis. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, … Hosseinian L, Erten O, Torregrossa G, Sutter FP. Interdiscip Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2024 Jan 5:ivae002. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivae002
  • Mid-term Clinical Outcomes of Robotic-Assisted Reverse Hybrid Coronary Revascularization. A Single Center Experience. Dokollari A, Gemelli M, Sicouri S, Gray WA, Shapiro TA, McGeehin F, Badri M, Coady P, Gnall E, Caroline M, Khan AA, … Kjelstrom S, Montone G, Wertan MA, Ramlawi B, Sutter FP. Am J Cardiol. 2024 Jan 5:S0002-9149(24)00007-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.12.054
  • Robotic-Assisted vs Traditional Full-Sternotomy Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedures. A propensity-Matched Analysis of Hospital Costs. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Prendergast G, Ramlawi B, Mahmud F, Kjelstrom S, Wertan M, Sutter F. Am J Cardiol. 2023 Nov 25:S0002-9149(23)01259-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.10.083
  • 4-Year Outcomes of Patients With Aortic Stenosis in the Evolut Low Risk Trial. Forrest JK, Deeb GM, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Nov 28;82(22):2163-2165. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.09.813
  • Long-term clinical outcomes of robotic-assisted surgical coronary artery revascularisation. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Erten O, Gray WA, Shapiro TA, McGeehin F, Badri M, Coady P, Gnall E, Caroline M, Khan AA, Kjelstrom S, Montone G, Ramlawi B, Wertan MA, Sutter FP, Torregrossa G. EuroIntervention. 2023 Nov 23:EIJ-D-23-00373. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-23-00373
  • Alternative Application Technique for the MANTA Vascular Closure Device for Percutaneous Large-Bore Arterial Access Closure: The Fluoroscopic DOT Technique. Memon S, Goldman S, Rodriguez R, Ramlawi B, Coady PM, Gnall EM. J Endovasc Ther. 2023 Dec;30(6):885-891. doi: 10.1177/15266028221105187
  • 4-Year Outcomes of Patients With Aortic Stenosis in the Evolut Low Risk Trial. Forrest JK, Deeb GM, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Oct 18:S0735-1097(23)07628-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.09.813
  • Prognostic Impact of Residual Moderate Mitral Regurgitation Following Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Stankowski T, Aboul-Hassan SS, … Ramlawi B, et al. Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Oct 27;39(1):e20230012. doi: 10.21470/1678-9741-2023-0012
  • 4-Year Outcomes of Patients With Aortic Stenosis in the Evolut Low Risk Trial. Forrest JK, Deeb GM, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Oct 18:S0735-1097(23)07628-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.09.813
  • Aortic Intimal Sarcoma Simulating Non-bacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis on Prosthetic Aortic Valve. Dokollari A, Erten O, Sicouri S, Maki RG, Ramlawi B. Can J Cardiol. 2023 Sep 14:S0828-282X(23)01661-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2023.09.008
  • Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair for Functional vs Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Ridwan K, Rodriguez R, Gnall E, … Kjelstrom S, Montone G, Abramson S, Hawthorne K, Goldman S, Gray W, Ramlawi B. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2023 Aug 29:102064. doi: 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2023.102064
  • Clinical Outcomes in Patients Who Underwent Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair for Mitral Valve Regurgitation. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, Ridwan K, Rodriguez R, … Erten O, Gnall E, … Abramson S, Hawthorne K, Goldman S, Gray W, Ramlawi B. Am J Cardiol. 2023 Aug 5;204:223-225.
  • Outcomes of cardiac surgical procedures performed by trainees versus consultants: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Escorel Neto AC, Sá MP, … Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, et al. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Aug;166(2):612-627.e35. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.12.029
  • Early and Long-Term Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes of Sutureless vs. Sutured Bioprosthesis for Aortic Valve Replacement. Dokollari A, Torregrossa G, … Sa MP, Sicouri S, … Ramlawi B, et al. Cardiovasc Dev Dis. 2023 May 22;10(5):224.
  • Long-Term Outcomes of Sternal-Sparing Versus Sternotomy Approaches for Mitral Valve Repair: Meta-Analysis of Reconstructed Time-to-Event Data. Innovations. Sá MP, Jacquemyn X, Erten O, … Rodriguez R, Ramlawi B, Goldman S. 2023;18(2):167-174.
  • Computed tomography-derived membranous septum length as predictor of conduction abnormalities and permanent pacemaker implantation after TAVI: A meta-analysis of observational studies. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J ,… Erten O, Rodriguez R, Goldman S, Coady PM, Gnall E, Gray WA, Jarrett H, Abramson SV, … Ramlawi B. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Jun;101(7):1203-1213.
  • Three-Year Outcomes After Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients with Aortic Stenosis. Forrest JK, Deeb GM, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Feb 24:S0735-1097(23)00411-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2023.02.017
  • Cusp-overlap versus coplanar view in transcatheter aortic valve implantation with self-expandable valves: A meta-analysis of comparative studies. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, … Erten O, Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2023 Feb;101(3):639-650.
  • Urgent Combination of Robotic and MIDCAB Coronary Revascularization in a Morbidly Obese Patient. Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Hosseinian L, Sutter F, … Ramlawi B, Dokollari A. Innovations (Phila). 2023 Mar-Apr;18(2):193-195.
  • Urgent Robotic Coronary Revascularization In a Pregnant Woman. Hawthorne K, Eleni DM, Shapiro TA, Sicouri S, Gnall EM, Ramlawi B, Erten O, Sutter F, Dokollari A, Torregrossa G. AJOG Glob Rep. 2023 Feb 17;3(2):100183.
  • Ventricular Fibrillation After Robotic Off-Pump Left Atrial Appendage Clipping: A Coronary Spasm Event. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Erten O, … Sutter F, … Ramlawi B, Torregrossa G. February 2023 EP Lab Digest. 2023:23(2):19.
  • Establishing a robotic coronary artery bypass surgery program: a narrative review. Torregrossa G, Dokollari A, Pompeu Sá M, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, Sutter F. J Vis Surg. 2023 Jan;9. doi: 10.21037/jovs-22-11
  • Late outcomes of valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus re-replacement: Meta-analysis of reconstructed time-to-event data. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, … Erten O, … Dokollari A, Sicouri S, … Ramlawi B. Int J Cardiol. 2023 Jan 1;370:112-121.
  • Sternal-sparing aortic valve replacement with sutureless valve in bicuspid valve. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, Erten O, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 Dec;37(12):5653-5662.
  • Urgent robotic hybrid coronary revascularization in patient with high STS score. A case report. Dokollari A, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, … Erten O, Sutter F, Torregrossa G. J Card Surg. 2022 Dec;37(12):5599-5602.
  • Prophylactic Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Elevated CHA2DS2-VASc Score: Results of the Randomized ATLAS Trial. Gerdisch MW, Garrett HE Jr, … Ramlawi B. Innovations (Phila). 2022 Nov-Dec;17(6):463-470.
  • Long-term outcomes of patients receiving right internal thoracic artery or radial artery as a second arterial conduit. A propensity score matching study. Aboul-Hassan SS, Stankowski T, Sá MP, … Torregrossa G, Ramlawi B, et al. Int J Cardiol. 2023 Jan 1;370:136-142.
  • Impact of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Meta-Analysis of Kaplan-Meier-Derived Individual Patient Data. Sá MP, Jacquemyn X, … Dokollari A, Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, … Ramlawi B. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. Sep 16, 2022. Epublished doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2022.07.013
  • Long-term outcomes of total arch replacement versus proximal aortic replacement in acute type A aortic dissection: Meta-analysis of Kaplan-Meier-derived individual patient data. Sá MP, Jacquemyn X, … Erten O, Sicouri S, Dokollari A, Torregrossa G, … Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 Sep 10. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16852. J Card Surg. 2022 Dec;37(12):4256-4266.
  • Impact of Corticosteroid Therapy and Vascular Complications in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis With Meta-Regression. Macedo FY, Pasala T, … Ramlawi B, Sá MP. J Card Surg. J Soc Cardiovasc Angiogr Interv., 2022 Sep 9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jscai.2022.100446
  • Robotic-assisted versus conventional off-pump coronary surgery in women: A propensity-matched study. Torregrossa G, Sá MP, ... Dokollari A, Erten O, Sun T, Sicouri S, Wertan MC, Ramlawi B, Sutter FP. J Card Surg. 2022 Aug 23. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16878
  • Specific causes of death among patients with cardiac sarcoma in the United States-An analysis of The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. Awad AK, Elgenidy A, … Sá MP, Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 Nov;37(11):3961-3963.
  • Immediate and late outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in bicuspid valves: Meta-analysis of reconstructed time-to-event data. Sá MP, Jacquemyn X, … Erten O, Dokollari A, Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, … Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 Oct;37(10):3300-3310.
  • Mechanisms of Death in Low-Risk Patients After Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. Ramlawi B, Deeb GM, et al. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2022 Sep;42:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2022.03.027.
  • Alternative Application Technique for the MANTA Vascular Closure Device for Percutaneous Large-Bore Arterial Access Closure: The Fluoroscopic DOT Technique. Memon S, Goldman S, Rodriguez R, Ramlawi B, Coady PM, Gnall EM. J Endovasc Ther. 2022 Jun 29:15266028221105187. doi: 10.1177/15266028221105187
  • Long-Term Outcomes of Ross Procedure versus Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement: Meta-Analysis of Reconstructed Time-To-Event Data. Sá, M, Van den Eynde J, … Ramlawi, B. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2022 Jun 21:S1050-1738(22)00089-5. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2022.06.005
  • Late outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in bicuspid versus tricuspid valve; meta-analysis of reconstructed time-to-event data.Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, … Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. Trends Cardiovasc. Med. In press. 2 May 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2022.04.008
  • Late Outcomes Following Aortic Root Enlargement during Aortic Valve Replacement: Meta-Analysis with Reconstructed Time-to-Event Data. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, … Sicouri S, … Torregrossa G, Ramlawi B. J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. A. 2022 Aug;36(8 Pt B):3065-3073.
  • Complete transcatheter versus complete surgical treatment in patients with aortic valve stenosis and concomitant coronary artery disease: Study-level meta-analysis with reconstructed time-to-event data. Sá MP, Sun T, … Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, … Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 Jul;37(7):2072-2083.
  • Transcatheter mitral valve implantation in the ongoing structural heart revolution. Sá MP, Ramlawi B, Gray WA, Malin JH, Van den Eynde J,… Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, et al. J Card Surg. 2022 Jun;37(6):1691-1704. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16431
  • Mechanisms of death in low risk patients after transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement. Ramlawi B, Deeb GM, et al. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2022 Mar 29:S1553-8389(22)00163-4. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2022.03.027.
  • Early and late outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement with sutureless and rapid‐deployment valves versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Meta‐analysis with reconstructed time‐to‐event data of matched studies. Pompeu Sá M, Jabagi H, … Malin JH, Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, … Ramlawi B. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022; 1-11.
  • 2-Year Outcomes After Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Patients. Forrest JK, Deeb GM, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022 Mar, 79 (9) 882–896.
  • Propensity-Matched 1-Year Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Low-Risk Bicuspid and Tricuspid Patients. Deeb GM, Reardon MJ, Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2022;15:511–522.
  • Impact of left ventricle outflow tract calcification on the outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A study-level meta-analysis. Sá MP, Van den Eynde J, Malin JH, Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2022 May;37(5):1379-1390
  • Outcomes of cardiac surgical procedures performed by trainees versus consultants: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Escorel Neto AC, Sá MP, … Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, et al. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Dec 24:S0022-5223(21)01817-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.12.029
  • Hybrid robotic off-pump versus conventional on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery in women. Torregrossa G, Sá MP, … Sicouri S, Wertan MC, Ramlawi B, Sutter FP. J Card Surg. 2022 Apr;37(4):895-905.
  • Respect versus resect approaches for mitral valve repair: a study-level meta-analysis. Sá MP, Cavalcanti LRP, … Sicouri S, … Torregrossa G, … Ramlawi B. Trends Cardiovasc. Med. 2022 18 Jan. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2022.01.005
  • Benefits and pitfalls of the Perceval sutureless bioprosthesis. Dokollari A, Ramlawi B, Torregrossa G, Sá MP, Sicouri S, et al. Front. Cardiovasc. Med., 2022 Jan 5;8. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.789392
  • Hybrid coronary revascularization versus percutaneous coronary intervention: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Van den Eynde J, Sá MP, … Sicouri S, Ramlawi B, Torregrossa G, et al. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2021 Dec 1;37:100916. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2021.100916.
  • Native valve endocarditis complicated by abscess formation caused by Rothia mucilaginosa. Haddad S, Saade Y, Ramlawi B, et al. 2021 Nov 18;26:e01348. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2021.e01348
  • Robotic hybrid coronary revascularization versus conventional off-pump coronary bypass surgery in women with two-vessel disease. Torregrossa G, Sá MP, … Sicouri S, Wertan MA, Ramlawi B, Sutter FP. J Card Surg. 2022 Mar;37(3):501-511.
  • Lifetime management of aortic valve disease: Aligning surgical and transcatheter armamentarium to set the tone for the present and the future. Sá MP, Ramlawi B, Sicouri S, Torregrossa G, et al. J Card Surg. 2021 Oct 25. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16110.
  • Selection of Transcatheter Heart Valves: The Plethora of Device-Specific, Anatomic-Specific and Patient-Specific Aspects for Optimal Results in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Pompeu Sá M, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2021 Oct 19:S1050-1738(21)00118-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2021.10.003
  • Bioprosthetic valve fracture for valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with structural valve degeneration: Systematic review with meta-analysis. Sá MP, Rayol SC, … Torregrossa G, Sicouri S, Ramlawi B. J Card Surg. 2021 Dec;36(12):4722-4731.
  • Mitral Valve Surgery After Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair: Mid-Term Outcomes From the CUTTING-EDGE International Registry. Kaneko T, Hirji S, … Ramlawi B, et al. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Sep 27;14(18):2010-2021
  • Cardiac surgeons' concerns, perceptions, and responses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Luc JGY, Ad N, … Ramlawi B, … Sutter FP. J Card Surg. 2021 Sep;36(9):3040-3051.
  • Outcomes of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Following Supra-Annular Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: From the STS/ACC TVT Registry. Tang GHL, Sengupta A, … Ramlawi B, et al. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 May 10;14(9):964-976.
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valves From the STS/ACC TVT Registry. Forrest JK, Kaple RK, Ramlawi B, et al. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020:S1936-8798(20)30763-9.
  • Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Leaflet Thickening in the Evolut Low Risk Sub-Study. Blanke P, Leipsic JA, Popma JJ, … Ramlawi B, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020:75(19):2430-42.
  • Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Between Transcatheter Heart Valves in TAVR Using a Computed Tomography-Derived Comparative Model. Sengupta A, Zaid S, Ahmad H, …, Ramlawi B, et al. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020;13(6):790-2.
  • Native Valve Infective Endocarditis, in: “Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide” (ed. Raja, S.). Bedeir K and Ramlawi B. Springer Nature Publishers. 2020;397-404.
  • Surgical Management of Atrial Fibrillation, in: “Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide” (ed. Raja, S.). Bedeir K, Ramlawi B, Alexander D. Springer Nature Publishers. 2020;727-33.
  • Left Atrial Appendage Epicardial Clip (AtriClip): Essentials and Post-Procedure Management. Bedeir K, Warriner S, Kofsky E, Gullett C, Ramlawi B. J Atr Fibrillation. 2019;11(6):2087.
  • Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement with a Self-Expanding Valve in Low-Risk Patients. Popma JJ, Deeb GM, Yakubov SJ, …, Ramlawi B, et al. N Engl J Med. 2019;380(18):1706-15.
  • Transcatheter mitral repair: MitraClip technique. Ramlawi B, Skiles J, Myers D, et al. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;7(6):824-6.
  • Totally Thoracoscopic Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage. Ramlawi B, Bedeir K, Edgerton JR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107(1):e71-3.
  • Continuous invasive hemodynamic monitoring using steerable guide catheter to optimize mitraclip transcatheter mitral valve repair: A multicenter, proof-of-concept study. Tang GHL, Ong LY, Kaple R, Ramlawi B, et al. J Interv Cardiol. 2018;31(6):907-15.
  • Left atrial appendage exclusion: An alternative to anticoagulation in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Bedeir K, Holmes DR, Cox JL, Ramlawi B. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;153(5):1097-1105.
  • Improved Outcomes with the Evolution of a Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Approach to Right Heart Sarcoma. Abu Saleh WK, Ramlawi B, Shapira OM, et al. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104(1):90-6.
  • Sutureless Aortic Valves: Combining the Best or the Worst? Bedeir K, Reardon M, Cohn LH, Ramlawi B. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;28(2):341-52.
  • Vascular Graft Infections, Mycotic Aneurysms, and Endovascular Infections: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association. Wilson WR, Bower TC, Creager MA, … Ramlawi B, et al. Circulation. 2016;134(20):e412-60.
  • Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Caused by Isolated Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm. Abu Saleh WK, Lin CH, Reardon MJ, Ramlawi B. Tex Heart Inst J. 2016;43(4):357-9.
  • Chronic anticoagulation in non-valvular atrial fibrillation: Where things stand. Bedeir K, Giugliano RP, Ramlawi B. Int J Cardiol. 2016;222:615-19.
  • Aortic Valve Surgery: Minimally Invasive Options. Ramlawi B, Bedeir K, Lamelas J. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016;12(1):27-32.
  • Mitral Valve Surgery: Current Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Options. Ramlawi B, Gammie JS. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016;12(1):20-6.
  • Cannulation Strategies and Pitfalls in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Ramchandani M, Al Jabbari O, Abu Saleh WK, Ramlawi B. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016;12(1):10-3.
  • The Era of Catheter-Based and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Ramlawi B. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2016;12(1):3.

Education and Training

Education

  • MD
    McMaster University Medical Center

Academic Titles

    2020-present: Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Main Line Health

    2015-2020: Chairman of the Heart and Vascular Center, and Founding Director of the Advanced Valve and Aortic Program, Valley Health System, Virginia

    2009-2015: Attending surgeon, cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation, Methodist Hospital, Houston