A Brief History of General Thoracic Surgery in Northern California, Sacramento and UC Davis

A Brief History of General Thoracic Surgery in Northern California, Sacramento and UC Davis John R. Benfield, M.D. Professor of Surgery Emeritus UC Davis and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (Prepared for the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, June 2nd 2015) Paul C. Samson, an impressive 6’6” former footbal [...]

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What is Thoracic Surgery?

"What is Thoracic Surgery?" is a good question. Often times the term Thoracic Surgery is used interchangeably with Cardiothoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery, and General Thoracic Surgery. But for the layperson, Thoracic Surgery should be synonymous with Gen [...]

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