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    Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship Program Alumni

    Dr. Frank Gerbode trained surgeons from the 1950's until the mid 1970's. For over 20 years he devoted his life to teaching the next generation of cardiovascular surgeons. Some of his students have gone on to become some of the world's renowned surgeons.

    Alumni of Our Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship Program

    This list only represents a few of Dr. Gerbode's students:

    • J. Donald Hill, M.D., Former Chief of Cardiac Surgery at California Pacific Medical Center

    • Ruben Arguero, M.D., Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Centro Medico ABC Hospital in Mexico City
      (fellow mid 1960s)

    • Sachinandan Banerjee, M.D., Chief of Cardiac Surgery at a teaching hospital in Calcutta, India
      (fellow early 1970s)

    • Ary Blesovsky, FRCS, Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
      (fellow mid 1960s)

    • John Callaghan, Prof of Cardiac Surgery, Univ of Edmonton
      retired
      (fellow mid 1950s)

    • Marc R. de Leval, M.D., FRCS, Ph.D., Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust in London
      (fellow early 1970s)

    • David Hamilton, Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Boradgreen Hospital, Liverpool England
      (fellow mid 1960s)

    • Roland Hetzer, M.D. Chief German Heart Institute Berlin, (Berlin Heart Hospital)
      (fellow mid 1970s)

    • Mark O'Brien, FACS, FRCS, Senior Cardiac Surgeon, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland Australia
      (fellow mid 1960s)

    • James Parrott, M.D., Department Head New Brunswick Hospital Canada Chief Cardiac Surgery, University of Manitoba and then moved to St. John Regional Hospital New Brunswick as Chief of Cardiac Surgery
      (fellow mid 1970s)

    • Keith Ross, Chief of Cardiac Surgery Southampton Western Hospital, England
      (fellow late 1950s)

    • Gudmund Semb, M.D., Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Ulleval Sykenhus Hospital, Oslo Norway
      (fellow mid 1960s)