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Encyclopedia > Michael E. DeBakey
Michael Ellis DeBakey
Michael Ellis DeBakey

Michael Ellis DeBakey (born September 7, 1908, Born Michel Dabaghi (according to the American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA). Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States) is a pioneering cardiovascular surgeon and researcher. His motto is "Strive for nothing less than excellence." Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (963x1523, 181 KB) [edit] Beskrivelse http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (963x1523, 181 KB) [edit] Beskrivelse http://www. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The circulatory system or cardiovascular system is the organ system which circulates blood around the body of most animals. ... A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. ...

His parents, Shaker Morris DeBakey and Raheehja Zorba,[1] were Lebanese immigrants. He received his Bachelor's and M.D. degrees from Tulane University in New Orleans. Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ...

In 1937, DeBakey joined the faculty of Tulane. He volunteered for military service during World War II, becoming the Director of the Surgical Consultants' Division in the United States Army Surgeon General's Office. During his term, he proposed a series of mobile field medical units called Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals or M.A.S.H.s that allowed experienced medical service that could be accessed quickly by the wounded. In the Korean War, the concept proved highly successful with the discovery that seriously wounded personnel that arrived at such a camp alive typically had a 97% chance of survival with medical treatment. 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... The Mobile Army Surgical hospital (MASH) refers to a United States Army medical unit serving as a fully functional hospital in a combat area of operations. ... Combatants United Nations: Republic of Korea  Australia  Belgium Canada  Colombia Ethiopia  France Greece  Netherlands  New Zealand  Philippines South Africa  Thailand  Turkey  United Kingdom United States Medical staff:  Denmark  India  Italy  Norway  Sweden Communist states: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea People’s Republic of China  Soviet Union Commanders Syngman Rhee...

In 1948, DeBakey moved to Houston, Texas and became chairman of the Cora and Webb Mading Department of Surgery at Baylor University College of Medicine. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

In 1953, DeBakey performed the first successful carotid endarterectomy. 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Endarterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the atheromatous plaque material, or blockage, in the lining of an artery constricted by the buildup of fatty deposits. ...

In 1963, DeBakey received the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research. 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... The Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research is awarded by the Lasker Foundation for the understanding, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure of disease. ...

In 1965, Time Magazine featured DeBakey on its cover for his pioneering work and innovations in cardiovascular surgery and the artificial heart. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...

In 1969, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. During the same year, the Baylor College of Medicine separated from Baylor University under his direction. 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States, considered the equivalent of the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor. ... Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is ranked among the top Schools of medicine in the United States. ... Baylor University is a private, Baptist-affiliated research university located in Waco, Texas. ...

In 1971, he was placed on the master list of Nixon political opponents. A master list of Nixon political opponents was compiled to supplement the original Nixons Enemies List of 20 key people considered opponents of President Richard Nixon. ...

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan awarded him the National Medal of Science. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science, also called the Presidential Medal of Science, is an honor given by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social...

Russian President Boris Yeltsin called DeBakey "a magician of the heart" after Debakey and a team of American cardiothoracic surgeons, including George Noon, supervised a quintuple bypass surgery performed on him by Russian surgeons 1996. Yeltsin redirects here. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

Both the DeBakey High School for Health Professions and the Michael E. DeBakey Veteran's Affairs Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston are named after him. An atraumatic vascular surgical clamp that he introduced also bears his name. Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions is a medical secondary school located at 3100 Shenandoah Street in Houston, Texas, United States with a ZIP code of 77021. ... Skyline of Texas Medical Center  It should be possible to replace this fair use image with a freely licensed one. ... Houston redirects here. ...

On February 10, 2006, DeBakey was hospitalized at the age of 97 at The Methodist Hospital in Houston for an aortic aneurysm. After eight months in the hospital, he was released and is returning to health. The Methodist Hospital is a hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. ... Houston redirects here. ... An aneurysm (or aneurism) is a bulge in a blood vessel that bursts usually near the brain. ...

On October 18, 2006, DeBakey was present at Baylor College of Medicine for the groundbreaking of the new Michael E. DeBakey Library and Museum.


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  • Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Academy of Medical Films
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Children Uniting Nations
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Foundation for Biomedical Research
  • International College of Angiology
  • International Health and Medical Film Festival
  • Research! America
  • Tulane Medical Alumni Association
  • U.S. Army Legion of Merit (1945)
  • American Medical Association Hektoen Gold Medal (1954 and 1970)
  • Rudolph Matas Award in Vascular Surgery (1954)
  • International Society of Surgery Distinguished Service Award (1958)
  • Leriche Award (1959)
  • American Medical Association Distinguished Service Award (1959)
  • Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research (1963)
  • American Medical Association Billings Gold Medal Exhibit Award (1967)
  • American Heart Association Gold Heart Award (1968)
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences 50th Anniversary Jubilee Medal (1973)
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander-in-Chief’s Medal and Citation (1980)
  • American Surgical Association Distinguished Service Award (1981)
  • Academy of Surgical Research Markowitz Award (1988)
  • Association of American Medical Colleges Special Recognition Award (1988)
  • American Legion Distinguished Service Award (1990)
  • Premio Giuseppe Corradi Award for Surgery and Scientific Research (1997)
  • Russian Military Medical Academy, Boris Petrovsky International Surgeons Award and First Laureate of the Boris Petrovsky Gold Medal (1997)
  • John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award (1999)
  • Russian Academy of Sciences Foreign Member (1999)
  • Texas Senate and House of Representatives, Adoption of resolutions honoring Dr. DeBakey for 50 years of medical practice in Texas (1999)
  • American Medical Association Virtual Mentor Award (2000)
  • American Philosophical Society Jonathan Rhoads Medal (2000)
  • Library of Congress Bicentennial Living Legend Award (2000)
  • Villanova University Mendel Medal Award (2001)
  • Houston Hall of Fame (2001)
  • NASA Invention of the Year Award (2001)

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