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Cardiothoracic surgeon

Fernando Alonso-Lej, Spanish cardiothoracic surgeon. Diplomate American Board Gern. Surgery, 1959, American Board Thoracic Surgery, 1960. Member Society Thoracic Surgeons (founding member), Society Cardiosurgeons (president 1978-1979), Aragonesa de Cardiologia (president 1984), Spanish Society Cardiovasc. Surgery, Spanish Society Cardiology.

Background

Alonso-Lej, Fernando was born on January 27, 1927 in Zaragoza, Spain. Son of Fernando Alonso-lej and Damiana De Las Casas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Zaragoza, 1945. Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, Zaragoza Medical School, 1951.

Career

Intern James Walker Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1952-1953. Resident in surgery Baltimore City Hospital, 1953-1956. Associate resident in surgery Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, 1956-1957, chief resident, 1957-1958.

Assistant resident thoracic surgery University Maryland Hospital, 1958-1959, chief resident thoracic surgery, 1959-1960, instructor thoracic surgery, 1960-1961. Chief thoracic and cardiovascular surgery Hospital Provincial Zaragoza, 1961-1963. Chief cardiothoracic surgery Hospital General Asturias, Spain, 1963-1975.

Chief cardiovascular surgery Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, 1975-1997. Chief cardiac surgery Clinica Montpellier, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Gern. Surgery, 1959, American Board Thoracic Surgery, 1960.

Membership

Member Society Thoracic Surgeons (founding member), Society Cardiosurgeons (president 1978-1979), Aragonesa de Cardiologia (president 1984), Spanish Society Cardiovasc. Surgery, Spanish Society Cardiology.

Connections

Married Madeleine Genty, May 20, 1955 (divorced 1980). 1 child, Chantal; Married Mercedes Pascual, October 3, 1983. 1 child, Raquel.

father:
Fernando Alonso-lej

mother:
Damiana De Las Casas

spouse:
Madeleine Genty

spouse:
Mercedes Pascual

child:
Chantal Alonso-Lej

child:
Raquel Alonso-Lej