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Floyd D. Loop

Floyd D. Loop was American healthcare executive. Diplomate: American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery. Decorated Brazilian Order of Merit.


  • Loop, Floyd D. was born on December 17, 1936 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Floyd Addison and Marie D. Loop.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University, 1962.


    • Intern, resident in general surgery George Washington University, 1962-1964, chief resident, 1967-1968. Fellow in cardiac surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1968-1970, staff surgeon thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 1971-1975, chairman department thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 1975-1989, chairman board governors, Chief Executive Officer, 1990—2004, retired. Board directors Tenet Healthcare, Santa Barbara.

      Trustee Healthcare Leadership Council.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate: American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery.


    • Member Editorial board Journal Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 1979-1985, American Journal Cardiology, 1978-1983, American Heart Jour, 1980, Clinical Cardiology, Journal Cardiac Surgery, Journal Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Journal Medicine, Perfusion.


    With Medical Corps United States Air Force, 1964-1966. Fellow American College of Surgeons (advisory council for cardiothoracic surgery), American College Cardiology (Theodore and Susan B. Cummings Humanitarian award 1975). Member American Association Thoracic Surgery (treasurer, member council), American Surgical Association, Society Thoracic Surgeons, American College Chest Physicians, Thoracic Surgery Directors Association, American Heart Association (executive committee of council on cardiovascular surgery, Paul Dudley White citation for international service 1980), American Society Artificial Internal Organs Society Vascular Surgery.


    • Married Bernadine P. Healy, August 17, 1985. Children: Alison, Frederick, Kendall, Bartlett, Marie.
    • father: Floyd Addison
    • mother: Marie D. Loop
    • spouse: Bernadine P. Healy
    • children: Alison Loop
    • Frederick Loop
    • Kendall Loop
    • Bartlett Loop
    • Marie Loop
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    Born December 17, 1936