Selected Keynote Speakers

October 24, 2020

Nashville, Tennessee

Seenu Reddy, MBA, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


Dr. Reddy is a native of Alabama. He graduated from Amherst College with magna cum laude honors in Neuroscience. He earned his Medical Doctorate from The University of Alabama School of Medicine with Clinical Honors. He then served his internship and completed a residency in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. While there, he was Chair of the Housestaff Council and served on the Medical Center Medical Board as well as the Medical Center Alumni Boards.

Topic: Angiovac update 

Bobby Binford, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery


Dr. Binford is married to Dr. Julia Binford, and they have four sons. He enjoys golf, playing the guitar and flying. But mostly, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Topic: TBA

Sreekumar Subramanian, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


Dr. Subramanian is a native of Michigan and Pennsylvania. He graduated from a 7-year BS/MD program at Union College (BS, magna cum laude, Biology major and Modern Languages minor) and MD with honors from Albany Medical College. He joined the US Air Force, and completed his general surgery internship, residency and a clinical research fellowship at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California. Following completion of his general surgical training, he was stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. During this time, he was deployed to Liberia and Kazakhstan, and served as a combat trauma surgeon in Balad, Iraq in support of Operation Iragi Freedom. Following military service, he completed a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, which included a fellowship in (Complex) Aortic surgery.

Topic: Understanding the Advancements by re-visiting the Basics

Dawn Oles, MS, MHPE, CCP

Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist

Dawn is the Director of the Cardiovascular Perfusion Technology Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Topic: COVID-19 update

Sage Whitmore, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sage Whitmore is an emergency medicine physician in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including TriStar Centennial Medical Center and University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice between 6-10 years.

Topic: E-CPR-update

Adam Kingeter, MD


Dr. Adam Kingeter is an anesthesiologist in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School and has been in practice between 6-10 years.

Topic: Cerebral Oxy

Nicole Michaud, MS, CCP

Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist

Nicole is the Chief Perfusionist at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

Topic: Antifibrolytic Therapy

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