HEARTY MILESTONE FOR SURGEON AND HOSPITAL
Dec 01, 2007
- reported in the Newcastle Morning Herald
Lake Macquarie Private Hospital notched up a milestone on December 14th 2007 as senior Cardiac Surgeon, Dr Alan Boyd together with the theatre team performed open heart surgery on the hospital’s 5,000th heart patient. Dr Boyd was also the Surgeon for the first Coronary By Pass patient in 1994, as was the theatre team of 2007.
To celebrate the occasion, the hospital plans to hold a “Picnic with a Heart – a Celebration of Life” inviting previous cardiac patients.