Influential Cardiothoracic Surgeon Robert Laszlo Berger, MD, 86
Robert Laszlo Berger, MD, Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Surgery's Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology and Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, passed away on January 1, 2016 at age 86.
Surgery Pioneer Edwin William Salzman, MD, 82
Edwin William Salzman, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, former Associate Director of the Surgical Service at Beth Israel Hospital, and former Chief of Vascular Surgery at Beth Israel Hospital, passed away on October 3, 2011 at the age of 82.
Thoracic Surgery Leader
Frank Henry Ellis Jr., MD, PhD, 91
Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School Frank ("Bunky") Henry Ellis Jr., MD, PhD, who served as Chief of the Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital from 1971-1989, passed away on September 26, 2011 at age 91.
Transplantation and Immunology Pioneer Fritz Heinz Bach, MD, 77
Fritz Heinz Bach, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and longstanding member of the Department of Surgery, the Division of Transplantation, and the Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, passed away at his home on August 14, 2011 after a long illness. He was 77.