Nichibei Lecture Series, May 19th

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Nichibei Lecture Series, May 19th

The purpose of the JASM Nichibei Lecture Series by the Professional Club is to provide the Japanophile community with unique opportunities to hear local professional people and artists share their expertise, experience and knowledge, and build a network of friendship that contributes to our enjoyment of life in Minnesota.


For this Nichibei Lecture Series, JASM welcomes Dr. Rochus K. Voeller, MD and he will talk about “Open heart surgery and prevention of heart disease.”

Thursday, May 19 at 7:00pm
Folwell Hall 108
University of Minnesota
9 Pleasant Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

$10 JASM Member

$15 Non-JASM Member

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Nichibei Lecture Series

Rochus K. Voeller, MD

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Voeller completed his general surgery residency and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  Since 2012, he has been on staff at Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN as a Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon.

Dr. Voeller serves as the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fairview Southdale Hospital and Associate Program and FVSH Site Director, Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Training Program.  In this role, he conducts clinical effectiveness studies to enhance the safety, quality and patient experience of patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery, while working on control cost of care by minimizing unneeded variation and improving efficiency and effectiveness.

Dr. Voeller’s clinical interests includes coronary artery bypass grafting, atrial fibrillation surgery, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory assist devices, minimally invasive valve surgery and video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) pulmonary surgery.   (from University of Minnesota Department of Surgery)