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Lars Svensson, MD, PhD

Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD, Chairman, Heart and Vascular Institute

The Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue, J4-1
Cleveland, OH  44195
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of the Witwatersrand,Johannesburg
M.D.(M.B.,BCh.) 1978, MSc (Med) 1983, PhD (1986)
Medical, Cardiology, Surgery Internship, 1979, Johannesburg Hospital
General Surgery Residency 1980,1981-1986
Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1986-1987
Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1987-1989
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1989-1991
Specialty Board Examinations: General Surgery - F.R.C.S. (Edin)., F.C.S.(S.A.)
Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery - F.R.C.S. (Canada)

Other Interests

Publications and Books on Cardiovascular Disease, Aorta, Marfan Syndrome, and Aortic Surgery
Minimal use of Blood Transfusions
Marfan Syndrome and Clinic
Center for Aortic Surgery
Aortic Surgery
Hobbbies: Photography and Hiking
Research and Prevention of Stroke after Heart and Aortic Operations and Paralysis after Aortic opera