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Born with a structural heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot, or TOF, Uduak underwent multiple corrective surgeries early in life. In her 50s, she turned to Stanford Health Care after not getting the care she needed elsewhere. At the Adult Congenital Heart Program, Uduak found an expert team of physicians and staff who listened to her and empowered her to continue crafting her life’s story.
June 25, 2021
During the pandemic, caring for your heart remains essential. Hear from Dr. Jack Boyd, cardiothoracic surgeon, about the safety protocols you can expect when visiting Stanford Health Care, along with the importance of not delaying your heart health.
September 9, 2020
Surfer and college rugby player Joe Matthews was a model for health and well-being. No one could ever have predicted that the 19-year-old would soon be diagnosed with idiopathic cardiomyopathy—heart failure from unknown cause. Within the span of a few weeks, he went from active and fit to fighting for his life.
March 21, 2016
Total Artificial Heart Option at Stanford (Includes Surgical Graphic Footage)
For many patients who are very ill with heart disease, waiting for a new human heart may take too long. Stanford experts now offer a new option for these patients -- a total artificial heart.
Stanford Health Care TV Commercial
Featuring Dr. Joseph Woo. With the clinical and research expertise of Stanford Medicine affiliated doctors, including those from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford Health Care continues to improve patient health through continual scientific innovation, revolutionary operative care, and exemplary surgical education.
Society of Vascular Surgery Interviews with Pioneers in Vascular Surgery
Take a look back at Dr. D. Craig Miller's 2012 interview with the Society of Vascular Surgery—re-edited and re-released in 2021.
March 26, 2012
Innovations in Cardiovascular Surgery | Mini Med School
Robert Robbins and Alan Yeung talk about recent advances in cardiovascular surgery, what it means for patients, and how they envision the field advancing in the future. This course is a single-quarter, focused follow-up to the the yearlong Mini Med School that occurred in 2009-10. The course focuses on diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system. The course is sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies and the Stanford Medical School.
October 11, 2011
Recent Advances in Heart Surgery
presentation by former CT Surgery Chair, Robert Robbins, for the Stanford University Office of Science Outreach's Summer Science Lecture Series. Dr. Robbins, Professor & Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Stanford's Cardiovascular Institute, delivers information on the state of research, the newest studies, and the latest treatments for cardiovascular disease.
June 12, 2007
Celebrating Stanford: The First Heart Transplant in the United States
50 Years of Transforming Lives: The History and Future of Heart Transplant at Stanford
Led by Dr. Joseph Woo, the current chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford, this remarkable session featured insights from several pioneering leaders in the field who were trainees on Dr. Norman Shumway’s team. The panelists also explored the impact of this historic innovation at Stanford on human health and the extraordinary new directions in cardiovascular medicine that Stanford is leading today.
July 11, 2018
50 years of heart transplant at Stanford
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful adult heart transplant in the United States, which happened at Stanford Hospital. Stanford remains the oldest continuously operating heart transplant center in the world. This video recounts that momentous event and moves forward to explore the experiences of more recent transplant patients.
July 2, 2018
Reflecting on the first U.S. human heart transplant
Stanford School of Medicine professor emeritus Edward Stinson, MD, walks us through the events of Jan. 6, 1968, when he and pioneering transplant surgeon Norman Shumway, MD, PhD, performed the first human heart transplant in the United States at Stanford Hospital.
December 21, 2017
Norman E. Shumway, MD, Visiting Professorship Lectures
Translational Research in Aortic Disease
Presented by John S. Ikonomidis, MD, PhD
Horace G. Smithy Professor and Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
The Perfect Storm: The Affordable Care Act and Repeal of Sustainable Growth Rate Formula
Presented by Jeffrey B. Rich, MD
President, Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Ltd.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Neurologic Protection in Aortic Surgery: The Central Role of Hypothermia
Presented by Randall B. Griepp, MD
Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Cardiac Surgery: Bench to Bedside
Presented by William A. Baumgartner, MD
Vincent L. Gott Professor of Cardiac Surgery; Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs; President of the Clinical Practice Association; JHM Sr. VP, Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians; and Director of the Surgical Research Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Cardiac Surgery Division
VADs and Dads
Presented by Sara J Shumway, MD
Professor of Surgery, Vice-Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation
University of Minnesota
Cardiovascular Medicine: A Joint Mission
Presented by Michael J. Mack, MD, FACC
Director, Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Medicine
The Heart Hospital
Surgery of the Mitral Valve: Conceptual and Technical Development
Presented by Lawrence H. Cohn, MD
Hubbard Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis from Stanford Health Care
Stanford Health Care lung cancer experts, including Joseph Shrager, MD, discuss changing demographics, risk factors, symptoms, and advances in diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
November 6, 2017
Bonnie Borton had already bested one kind of cancer twice – lymphoma, the kind that emerges in the body's lymphatic system. She'd gone through chemo twice, lost her hair and moved back into the regular rhythm of her life. Her oncologist kept a close eye on her.
January 3, 2011
Michael Ma, MD - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Stanford Children's Health
Michael Ma, MD, describes his work as a cardiothoracic surgeon at Stanford Children’s Health. He specializes in pulmonary artery reconstruction.
January 9, 2019
Frank Hanley, MD - Pediatric Heart Surgery - Stanford Children's Health
Frank Hanley, MD, describes his work as a cardiothoracic surgeon at Stanford Children’s Health. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease, bloodless surgery, coronary anomalies, cardiovascular connective tissue disorders, pulmonary artery reconstruction, tetralogy of Fallot and unifocalization.
August 6, 2014