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Cardiac surgeon

Gus John Vlahakes, American Cardiac surgeon. Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery, National Board Medical Examiners; certified added qualifications in surgical critical care.

Background

Vlahakes, Gus John was born on March 6, 1949 in Newark. Son of John Louis and Pauline G. (Pulos) Vlahakes.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1975.

Career

Intern, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1975-1976; general surgery resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1976-1983; cardiothoracic training, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1984; cardiothoracic training, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1985; research training, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, 1978-1981; instructor surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1985-1986; assistant professor surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1986-1992; associate professor surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, since 1992; associate visiting surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1985-1986; assistant surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery, National Board Medical Examiners. Certified added qualifications in surgical critical care.

Membership

Fellow American College of Surgeons, American College Cardiology, American College Chest Physicians. Member American Federation Clinical Research, American Association Thoracic Surgery, Association Academy Surgery, Massachusetts Medical Society, International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, International Society for Heart Transplantation, American Heart assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, Society University Surgeons, Boston Surgical Society, Society Critical Care Medicine, Society Thoracic Surgeons, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Kathleen L. Hamilton, December 28, 1980. Children: John and Alexandra (twins).

father:
John Louis Vlahakes

mother:
Pauline G. (Pulos) Vlahakes

spouse:
Kathleen L. Hamilton

child:
John and Alexandra Vlahakes (twins)