Dr. Muhamed Saric is the Director of Echocardiography and an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City. His primary interest is the use of 3D echocardiography in guiding percutaneous repairs of structural heart disease. At NYU he and his colleagues performed the first transseptal transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the world on June 15, 2016 using Caisson valve system. Dr. Saric has published hundreds of widely-cited articles and book chapters in the field of echocardiography. He was the chairman of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) guidelines committee for the use of echocardiography in the evaluation of a cardiac source of embolism, leading the publication of the first set of guidelines from the ASE specific to this topic. He is frequently invited to give presentations and lectures at medical conferences and institutions throughout the world and is a recipient of multiple teaching awards.