Michael S. Firstenberg
Dr. Michael S. Firstenberg is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who predominately practices at the Maui Memorial Medical Center, Hawaii, USA. He currently holds appointments in the Colleges of Medicine and Graduate Studies at Northeast Ohio Medical University, USA. He attended Case Western Reserve University Medical School and completed fellowships at The Ohio State University (Thoracic Surgery) and The Cleveland Clinic (Surgical Heart Failure), USA. He is an active member of numerous professional societies and committees, including the American College of Academic International Medicine in which he is a founding fellow and past president. He has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters. He has edited several textbooks and lectured worldwide on topics such as medical leadership, patient safety, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.