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TRENDING Famous Male Cardiac Surgeons

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List of famous male cardiac surgeons, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male cardiac surgeons list contains the most prominent and top males known for being cardiac surgeons. There are thousand of males working as cardiac surgeons in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cardiac surgeons have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a cardiac surgeon then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of heart surgeons like Zbigniew Religa and Mehmet Öz. 

While this isn't a list of all male cardiac surgeons, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male cardiac surgeons?" and "Who are the best male cardiac surgeons?"
Mehmet Öz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Cardiac Surgeons
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Mehmet Cengiz Öz, better known as Dr. Oz, is a Turkish-American cardiothoracic surgeon, author, and television personality. Oz is supportive of alternative medicine, and has been criticized by publications including Popular Science and The New Yorker for giving "non-scientific" advice. Oz first ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Scientist, Author Physician, + more

Credits: The Dr. Oz Show, NY Med, The Truth About Food, Second Opinion with Dr. Oz National Body Challenge, + more

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Devi Shetty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Cardiac Surgeons
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Devi Prasad Shetty is an Indian philanthropist and a cardiac surgeon. He has leveraged economies of scale to provide affordable healthcare. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award in India for his contribution to the field of affordable healthcare. ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Mangalore, India

Profession: Surgeon, Cardiac surgeon

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Zbigniew Eugeniusz Religa was a prominent Polish cardiac surgeon and politician. ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1938-2009)

Birthplace: Miedniewice, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Profession: Politician, Professor, Cardiac surgeon

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William Thornton Mustard, OC MBE was a Canadian physician and cardiac surgeon. In 1949, he was one of the first to perform open-heart surgery using a mechanical heart pump and biological lung on a dog at the Banting Institute. He developed two operations named for him: the "Mustard operation" in ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1914-1987)

Birthplace: Clinton, Ontario, Canada

Profession: Physician, Surgeon, Cardiac surgeon

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Sali Berisha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Cardiac Surgeons
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Sali Berisha, is a Albanian cardiologist and politician who served as President of Albania from 1992 to 1997 and Prime Minister from 2005 to 2013. He was also the leader of the Democratic Party of Albania twice, from 1991 to 1992 and then again from 1997 to 2013. To date, Berisha is the ...more

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Age: 72

Birthplace: Viçidol, Albania

Profession: Politician, Cardiologist

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Robert Edward Gross was an American surgeon and a medical researcher. ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1906-1988)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Cardiac surgeon

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Åke Senning was a pioneering Swedish cardiac surgeon, who implanted the first human implantable cardiac pacemaker in 1958, invented the Senning operation, and contributed to many other advances. ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1915-2000)

Birthplace: Rättvik, Sweden

Profession: Cardiac surgeon

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Dwight Emary Harken was an American surgeon. He was an innovator in heart surgery and introduced the concept of the intensive care unit. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1910-1993)

Birthplace: Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Surgeon, Cardiac surgeon

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