Dr. Marc Pelletier specializes in minimally invasive heart surgery, heart failure surgery and aortic surgery. He is a leading surgery training educator. He was trained at Stanford and McGill University and was affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Hello from Boston! Dr. Anton Titov, MD. We are with Dr. Marc Pelletier, MD. He is Chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He is Director of the Heart Surgery Center for University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute. Dr. Marc Pelletier was a cardiac surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Marc Pelletier, MD, was Professor of cardiac surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a leader in minimally invasive heart surgery. Dr. Pelletier trained at McGill University in cardiac surgery. He also trained at Stanford University in cardiothoracic transplantation and ventricular assist devices. He was Assistant Professor at Stanford University. Then for nine years he was Head of cardiac surgery at New Brunswick Heart Center in Canada. Dr. Pelletier specializes in TAVI / TAVR procedures, minimally invasive heart valve surgery, aortic valve and aortic root surgery, surgery for heart failure and minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery. Dr. Marc Pelletier, MD, in 2018 received the Larry Cohn Outstanding Teacher Award for surgical education. Dr. Marc Pelletier, MD, was a Chair of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada Examination Board in Cardiac Surgery. He has authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications, with over 100 abstracts accepted at scientific meetings. He presented over 100 invited lectures. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Dr. Pelletier, hello and welcome! Good morning, Anton, thank you! Let's start with minimally invasive heart surgery. Minimally invasive heart surgery follows a general trend of minimally invasive procedures in surgery. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Where in cardiac surgery have minimally invasive approaches been most successful?