From the Blogs — Mending Broken Hearts: A Profile of a Heart Surgeon

June 21, 2017

From the Blogs — Mending Broken Hearts: A Profile of a Heart Surgeon

“I only knew that, if I became one of these surgeons,” he says, “I could fix the broken hearts of other kids.” Dr. Ross Ungerleider recounts this childhood inspiration and his story to blogger Alexandra Godfrey in this week's In Practice blog post.

Tragic losses during childhood and a chance visit to a Chicago Museum influenced Ross Ungerleider to become a cardiothoracic pediatric surgeon, who, in the past 40 years, has repaired the hearts of over 6,000 children. Blogger Alexandra Godfrey tells his inspiring story in this week's In Practice blog post.

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