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Joseph Forbess

Joseph M. Forbess, M.D., M.B.A.

Advocate Childen's Heart Institute, Advocate Children's Hospital
4440 W. 95th St.
Oak Lawn, IL  60453
United States
708-684-4068 (fax)
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Associate in Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston(1999-2002)
Assistant Professor of Surgery , Emory University School of Medicine(2002-2004)
Associate Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery UT Southwestern Medical Center(2004-2011)
Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center(2011-2016)
Pogue Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Surgery Research (2004-2016)
Co-Director, The Heart Center, Children's Medical Center Dallas(2004-2016)
Director Regional Cardiac Program, Dell Children's Medical Center, Austin, TX (2011-2016)


General Surgery Residency Duke University (1990-97)
Harvard Medical School (M.D. 1990)
Harvard College (A.B. 1986)
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Duke Univ.(1997-99)
Research Fellowship Children's Hospital, Boston (1992-94)