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Meet the Heart Doctor: Cardiovascular Surgery

Denton A. Cooley, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
President Emeritus and Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus,
Texas Heart Institute; Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery - CHI St. Luke’s Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center at the Texas Medical Center
MC 3-258, PO Box 20345
Houston, TX 77225-0345
832-355-4932; FAX 832-355-3424

Denton A. Cooley, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
Hospital affiliation:
CHI St. Luke’s Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center; Texas Children's Hospital

Academic appointment:
Clinical Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Medical school:
Johns Hopkins University, 1944

Specialty training:
Johns Hopkins University; Brompton Hospital for Chest Diseases (London)

American Board of Surgery; American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Specialty interests:
Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Professional Philosophy and Interests Statement:
As founder in 1962 of the Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and Texas Children’s Hospital, I have been privileged to participate in most if not all advances in cardiovascular surgery and develop a program in education and research that ranks with the best institutions in the world.

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Updated July 2014
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