University of Chicago Medicine Team Performs 500th Robotic Cardiac Procedure

Dr. Husam Balkhy, Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery for University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the complex patient case that became UChicago Medicine’s 500th robotic cardiac procedure since launching the program.  Video includes behind-the-scenes footage from the operating room and an interview with the patient.  

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Husam Balkhy, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Husam H. Balkhy, MD, is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery. He specializes in the treatment of coronary artery disease, heart valve disorders, atrial fibrillation and other cardiac diseases, using ...

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