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East Bay Cardiac Surgery Center

Clinical Staff

Our Board-Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Physician Assistants

Junaid H. Khan, M.D., Surgeon

Dr. KhanDr. Khan is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery, cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Khan worked for two years in the research lab at UCSF. He specializes in adult cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery, including coronary artery bypass grafting and minimally invasive valve surgery. He has a particular interest in endoscopic mitral valve repair.

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Russell D. Stanten, M.D., Surgeon

Dr. StantenDr. Stanten attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His internship and residency were completed at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. His fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery was served at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Massachusetts. Dr. Stanten specializes in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery, including coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve replacement, heart valve repair, lung cancer, esophageal surgery, and minimally invasive valve surgery.

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Barry Sheppard M.D., Assistant Surgeon

Dr. SheppardDr. Sheppard received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, and served his thoracic surgery residency at the University of California Davis Medical Center. He is board-certified and a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Sheppard has a particular interest in screening for lung cancer. He has been a Principal Investigator with the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program since 2002, an international consortium of hospitals that has pioneered the use of low-dose CT scans to detect early-stage lung cancer.

 

Physician Assistants

Physician assistants (PAs) work with the surgeons in our practice. PAs are midlevel health care practitioners who assist in the care before, during, and after surgery. This includes history and physicals, assisting in surgery, and managing aspects of care after surgery. The PAs in East Bay Cardiac Surgery Center are board-certified.

Wendy Ariyan, Physician Assistant

Wendy AriyanWendy attended the University of Rhode Island where she received her B.S. in Dietetics.  She received her Physician Assistant Certificate at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto.

 

 

 

 

Jessica Adamich, Physician Assistant

Jessica attended the University of California Santa Barbara where she received a B.A. in Psychology and then Touro University where she received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and Master of Public Health.