List of Famous Cardiac Surgeons People

List of Famous Cardiac Surgeons

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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.

List features people like Mehmet Öz, Homayoon Pasdar, and many more

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)

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    Mehmet Öz
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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 appeared ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • 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
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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: age 62
    • 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
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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 longest-serving ...more

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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Viçidol, Eurasia, Albania, Tropojë District, Kukës County
    • 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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    Robert Poston

    Robert S. Poston is an American cardiac surgeon at University of Arizona Medical Center most noted for his research in robot-assisted heart surgery and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Dr. Poston’s research interest regarding the mechanism of early graft thrombosis was recognized with a five-year RO1 ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Naresh Trehan

    Dr Naresh Trehan is a renowned Indian cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeon. After graduating from King George Medical College, Lucknow, India, he went on to practice at New York University Medical Center Manhattan USA from 1971 to 1988. After a successful career in the US, he returned to India and ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Profession: Surgeon, Cardiac surgeon
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    Ninoslav Radovanović

    Ninoslav Radovanović is a prominent cardiac surgeon from Serbia. He was born in Niš where he finished primary and secondary school. Radovanović graduated from the University of Belgrade School of Medicine.more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Niš, Serbia
    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Belmont DeForest Bogart

    Belmont DeForest Bogart was a cardiac surgeon and the father of Humphrey Bogart.more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1867-1934)
    • Birthplace: Watkins Glen, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Homayoon Pasdar

    Homayoon Pasdar is the father of Adrian Pasdar.more

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    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Don Mitts

    Don Mitts is a cardiac surgeon and the father of professional soccer player, Heather Mitts.more

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    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Richard Edwin Dunne

    Richard Edwin Dunne is a cardiac surgeon and the father of Dominick and John Gregory Dunne.more

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    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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    Allan Stewart

    Allan Stewart is married to Donatella Arpaia.more

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    • Profession: Cardiac surgeon
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