Clinical Focus

  • Heart, Heart-Lung, Lung Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support in Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Aortic Valve
  • Mitral Valve
  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • ECMO
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Resident Teacher of the Year Award, University of California, San Francisco (East Bay) (2008)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2012)
  • Fellowship:UCLA - School of Medicine (2010) CA
  • Residency:UCSF - East Bay Surgery Program (2008) CA
  • Internship:UCSF - East Bay Surgery Program (2002) CA
  • Medical Education:Mayo Medical School (2001) MN


All Publications

  • Thalidomide for treatment of gastrointestinal angiodysplasia in patients with left ventricular assist devices: Case series and treatment protocol. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation Draper, K., Kale, P., Martin, B., Kelly Cordero, R., Ha, R., Banerjee, D. 2015; 34 (1): 132-4

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.healun.2014.09.013

    View details for PubMedID 25447569

  • Biventricular VAD versus LVAD for right heart failure. Annals of cardiothoracic surgery Boulate, D., Marques, M. A., Ha, R., Banerjee, D., Haddad, F. 2014; 3 (6): 585-588
  • Continuous flow left ventricular assist device placement complicated by aortic valve thrombus and myocardial infarction INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY Kim, J. B., Rhee, J., Brenner, D. A., Ha, R., Banerjee, D., Yeung, A. C., Tremmel, J. A. 2014; 176 (3): E102-E103