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Vivien Thomas PROFILE

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NameVivien Thomas
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BirthdateAugust 29, 1910
Death DateNovember 26, 1985
(died at age 75)
ZodiacVirgo
BirthplaceLouisiana
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About

Medical assistant who became a pioneer of cardiac surgery and an instructor of groundbreaking surgical techniques.

Before Fame

He helped develop treatments for blue baby syndrome during the 1940s.

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He only had a high school education, but he did not let racism, poverty, or lack of schooling stop him from attaining great competence in the field of cardiac surgery. He never received a medical degree, but he nevertheless became the first African-American man to carry out open heart surgery on a Caucasian patient.

Family Life

He was born in Louisiana and was the grandson of a slave. He and his wife, Clara, had two daughters.

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He worked as a surgical assistant to Alfred Blalock at a Vanderbilt University animal laboratory and went on to have a 34-year professional relationship with him.

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