Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
2004 Recipient of the Young Investigator Award by the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery in London
Reviewer and member of the editorial board of nationally and internationally renowned journals such as Journal of American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Innovations, etc.
Serveson review panel of National Institute of Health, for new technology research grant applications
Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the American Board of General Surgery