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Beaver elected to American Association for Thoracic Surgery

Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected as a new member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He joins the prestigious organization’s more than 1,200 other members, cardiothoracic surgeons from 35 different nations. Beaver is an associate professor of surgery and director of minimally invasive cardiac surgery at…

Two aneurysm repairs help man remain active

When Frank Andrews learned he had a massive aneurysm in his lower abdomen in 2003, he called his son, a physician living in California and a graduate of University of Florida’s College of Medicine. His son, Robert J. Andrews, M.D., recommended Mr. Andrews travel from his hometown…

Remembering a young, popular heart surgeon

Colleagues and friends of Dr. Robert B. Beauford returned to work after the holiday break still coping with the sudden loss of the young surgeon, who died in the Houston Intercontinental Airport on Dec. 22. He was 37.