Maria Currie

Maria Currie is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. With subspecialty training in heart failure, Dr. Currie performs heart transplant, lung transplant, heart-lung transplant, and mechanical circulatory support procedures as part of a multidisciplinary team. She is passionate about improving the safety of cardiac surgery. Her research interests include translational studies on new ways to visualize anatomic structures that are difficult to see during minimally invasive surgery. Also driving her interest is her PhD background in biomedical engineering. She has presented on the use of augmented reality systems, 3D visualization technology, and robotics-assisted surgical procedures at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting, International Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, and other conferences.  Her work has appeared in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, Transplant Immunology, and other peer reviewed publications.