A Legacy of Lifesaving Innovation: Dr. Thomas J. Fogarty’s Storied Career

by | May 2, 2024 | Fogarty Innovation

Dr. Thomas J. Fogarty’s career is a testament to a lifetime of medical innovation and dedication to improving patient care. Beginning with the invention of the Fogarty balloon catheter in 1961, a device that revolutionized vascular surgery by enabling minimally invasive procedures, Dr. Fogarty’s contributions to medicine have been profound. Over the decades, he continued to innovate, developing new surgical tools and techniques that have saved countless lives. His work in the field of cardiology, particularly in the treatment of congenital heart defects, has had a lasting impact on the medical community.

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