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Interview with Dr. Viking O. Bjork
In this oral history interview, William Stoney talks with Viking O. Bjork. During his innovative career in cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Bjork was the first to develop a disk oxygenator and a tilting disk valve. Dr. Bjork discusses his early life, education, and his career in cardiothoracic surgery.
This interview is part of Dr. William S. Stoney’s History of Cardiac Surgery series, housed within The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. It is published on CTSNet with the permission of The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library. All rights reserved.