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Father-Daughter Doctors Perform Heart Surgery Together: 'This Will Be the First of Many,' Says Dad

Thursday, June 23, 2022

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Jeff Truesdell
As a child, this CT surgeon in-training wore the toy stethoscope her father gave her and followed his instruction to practice stitches on a banana. He noticed her attention to details, and picked up on her potential. Fast forward to a recent memorable moment at Washington University in St. Louis when they performed their first heart surgery together.

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