Richard N. Edie, M.D.

Chairman, Emeritus of the Medical Board

Dr. Edie is a nationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon. Most recently, he served as a Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Edie was formerly on the staffs of Columbia Presbyterian and Babies Hospital in New York City and the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Edie received his M.D. from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1965, completed surgical residencies at Roosevelt and Columbia Presbyterian Hospitals in New York City, and subsequently practiced for 30 years. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the New York Thoracic Surgical Society and the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery.