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Episode 149 – An Update in Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie February 18, 2023 966 1

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An Update in Cardiovascular Surgery – On Saturday, February 18, our host Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie chatted with national expert Dr. Nimesh Desai, a Cardiovascular Surgeon from Penn Medicine about the latest information in cardiovascular surgery.

Meet Our Guest:

Nimesh D. Desai, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FAHA

Director, Penn Aorta Center

Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Research Program

Associate Professor of Surgery, 

Perelman School of Medicine

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, 

The Wharton School

The University of Pennsylvania

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