Our Medical Team
|James Morris, MD|
Medical Director, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
James Morris, MD. came to Boca Raton from Charleston, S.C. where he was the director of the Heart Center and Cardiac Services at Roper Hospital, part of Roper Saint Francis Health System, since 1996.
Dr. Morris received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and then attended Duke University’s School of Medicine, where he continued through their surgery and cardiothoracic programs.
Dr. Morris was an assistant, then associate professor of Surgery at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School. As principal investigator and co-investigator on a number of clinical cardiovascular research activities, Morris has been published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery and Clinical Anatomy. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and served on the Cardiovascular Council of the American Heart Association.
|W. Anthony Lee, MD |
Vascular Surgery, Director of Endovascular Program, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
W. Anthony Lee, M.D, FACS, obtained his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Lee completed his residency in the Department of Surgery at University of Michigan School of Medicine. He also participated in the fellowship program at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Division of Vascular Surgery as a vascular and endovascular fellow.
Dr. Lee went on to work at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine as an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. He also served as Chief of the Section on Endovascular Therapy for the University of Florida’s College of Medicine. Dr. Lee is a part of many professional societies and has been involved in medical research.
|Alexander Kulik, MD MPH FRCSC|
Cardiovascular Surgery, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
Alexander Kulik, MD, MPH, FRCSC, obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto Medical School where he was awarded the Cody Silver Medal. After medical school, Dr. Kulik completed his cardiac surgery residency training at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He then participated in an advanced aortic surgery fellowship at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. Thereafter, Dr. Kulik developed expertise in endovascular surgery during fellowship training at the Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix.
During his surgical training, Dr. Kulik obtained a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. Dr. Kulik is actively involved in cardiac surgery research. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and a number of chapters in surgical textbooks. Dr. Kulik has received a number of awards for his contributions to the field of cardiac surgery research, including the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.
|John C. Motta, MD|
Vascular Surgery, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
John C. Motta, MD, obtained his medical degree from the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Motta completed an internship and his residency at Emory University affiliated hospitals in general surgery. He then transferred to Baylor University Medical Center to complete his fellowship program. Dr. Motto is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general and vascular surgery.
Dr. Motto has published articles in The American Surgeon and in The Journal of Vascular Surgery. He participated in medical research sponsored by the American Cancer Society and is part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
|Gilbert Chidiac, MD|
Medical Director of Cardiac Anesthesia, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
Gilbert Chidiac, MD obtained his medical degree from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine in Lebanon. He then completed his training in Anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida before he joined the University of Toronto teaching hospital where he finished his fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care.
Dr. Chidiac went on to work at the University of Miami where he occupied the position of Assistant Professor. During that period, he also served as Interim Chief of the Anesthesia Department at the Miami Veterans Affairs hospital. Dr. Chidiac is published in several anesthesia journals; he is member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Dr. Chidiac is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Echocardiography.
|Burak Ilsin, MD|
Cardiac Anesthesia, Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute
Burak Ilsin, MD completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at the King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, California after obtaining his medical degree from Ondokuz Mayis University in Turkey. Following residency, Dr. Ilsin finished a fellowship in cardiac anesthesia at Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas: a World recognized center for heart surgery.
Dr. Ilsin is member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Echocardiography.