Dr. Randall Wolf is a surgical innovator who pioneered a minimally invasive procedure for the surgical treatment of lone AF. He has performed over 1000 Wolf minimaze procedures and has demonstrated the procedure to over 600 heart surgeons worldwide. He has been visiting professor in 18 countries, including Oxford University, University of Tokyo and Peking University. Dr. Wolf has delivered hundreds of invited lectures at hospitals, academic meetings and seminars in the United States and abroad.
Dr. Wolf was the first North American heart surgeon to perform DaVinci cardiac surgery. He has served as Professor of Surgery, Ohio State University and Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, and the inaugural Ethicon-Endosurgery Chair for Innovation in Surgery. He has over 100 peer reviewed papers and textbook chapters, and was the inaugural co-editor of the Innovations Journal. He has served as President of both the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) and the 21st Century Cardiothoracic Surgery Club. When not in the operating theatre or lecturing, he performs stage and close-up magic.