Dr. Forbes’ undergraduate, medical school, and residency training was completed at Creighton University/University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He continued his Pediatric Cardiology training at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor University Medical Center in Houston, Tx and completed a year in interventional cardiology training at Children’s Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University in 1997. He joined Children’s Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University in the fall of 1997. His primary interest is in Congenital/Structural Interventional cardiology, authoring over 50 papers and 2 chapters in this area. He assisted in the development of the Genesis XD stent (Cordis, corp, Warren, NJ) and serves as the coordinating center for the Congenital Cardiovascular Interventional Study Consortium (CCISC), which is currently the largest Pediatric Interventional Consortium group in the world.