Kenneth W Liechty, MD, FACS, FAAP
Professor, Surgery-Peds Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Co-Director of the Colorado Fetal Care Center
Director of Pediatric Surgery Basic and Translational Research
The Sandy Wolf Chair in Maternal Fetal Surgery

Junwang Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Carlos Zgheib, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jesse Davidson, MD, MPH/MSPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Children's Hospital Colorado Research Institute

James Jaggers, MD
Professor, Surgery-Cardiothoracic
Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Medical Director, The Children’s Hospital of Colorado Heart Institute
Section Chief Congenital Heart Surgery UC SOM

Matt Stone, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Current Team Members

Stephen Niemiec, MD
Surgery Resident, PGYXXX
UC San Diego

Amanda Louiselle, MD
Surgery Resident, PGYXXX

James Bardill, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Saif Al-Jaboori, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Mark Azeltine Bannerman, MS
Professional Research Assistant

Liping Zhang, DPT
Professional Research Assistant

Junyi Hu, MD
Senior Professional Research Assistant

Xin-Sheng Deng, MD
Professional Research Assistant

Ludmila Khailova, MS
Senior Professional Research Assistant & Lab Manager

Kerri York, PhD
Research & Finance Specialist

Previous Team Members

Maggie Hodges, MD

Sarah Hilton, MD
Pediatric Surgery Fellow, Emory University

Lindel Dewberry, MD
Pediatric Surgery Fellow, Iowa University

Cole Liechty, BS