Principle Investigator of the Everest II Trial, responding to a critique of minimally invasive mitral valve repair compared to open chest valve repair surgery.
"This is one of the most amazing things I've ever done in medicine."
Maine Medical Center investgiator from the Everest II trial
"What 22 year-old wants to rack up $300,000 in debt to pursue medicine just to become a government employee?"
"It is an outrage we keep doing this year after year, but the SGR (physcian payment formula) will NOT be fixed this year."
President, Jennings Policy Strategies, Inc.
Former Senior Health Care Adviser to the White House from 1993 to 2000.
"Legal reform is the only reform that increases patient access to health care while simultaneously reducing costs."
CEO, The Doctors Company