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List of famous cardiac surgeons, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cardiac surgeons in the world? This includes the most prominent cardiac surgeons, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cardiac surgeons is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cardiac surgeons were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned cardiac surgeons.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known cardiac surgeons to the lesser known cardiac surgeons of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cardiac surgeon field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cardiac surgeons ever?" and "What are the names of famous cardiac surgeons?" then you're in the right place. (16 items)
Mehmet Öz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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 List of Famous 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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