Husam H. Balkhy, MD

Husam H. Balkhy, MD, professor of surgery and director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences. A pioneer in the field of robotic cardiac surgery, Dr. Balkhy performs more than 200 of these procedures a year. He is also author or coauthor of many scientific studies on robotic surgery, which have appeared in The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and other journals.


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