104th Annual Meeting
April 27 - 30, 2024 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, ON, Canada
The world's most prestigious thoracic surgery event. Grow your expertise, network with leading experts, and help build the future of thoracic surgery.
Join Us in Toronto
Join Us in Toronto
We look forward to welcoming you to Toronto for the 104th
AATS Annual Meeting, led by our 104th President, Dr. Lars G. Svensson, and his program committee. The AATS Annual Meeting is the premier event for cardiothoracic surgeons, gathering leading experts from around the world. Our scientific program brings cutting-edge research, esteemed faculty, advancements in surgical techniques, and emerging trends in cardiothoracic surgery providing you with ample opportunities to gain insights into innovative approaches to patient care. From the coffee breaks to the receptions, there are many ways to share experiences, have meaningful conversations and create future collaborations.
New this year: we will feature an additional track for structural heart disease during the submission process. The call for abstracts will open in August. We are eagerly awaiting your contributions and look forward to your participation in this distinguished scientific program.
A. Marc Gillinov
Since joining the Cleveland Clinic in 1997, A. Marc Gillinov has become one of the nations busiest heart surgeons. He is the Chair of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and specializes in robotic and minimally-invasive heart valve repair and replacement. His patients range from Academy Award winner Robin Williams to his long-time barber, Vince.
Y. Joseph Woo
Joseph Woo, M.D. serves as the Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University and holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Bioengineering. He received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania where he also conducted his postgraduate surgical training in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship developing novel molecular strategies for attenuating myocardial ischemic injury.
Complex Valve Scenarios Symposium
Friday, April 26, 2024
at the AATS 104th Annual Meeting
The AATS Complex Valve Scenarios Symposium will gather leading surgeons and interventionalists from around the world to share their approaches to the most complicated problems in the field of heart valve disease.