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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneursym

Kenneth Herskowitz, M.D., F.A.C.S., learned from the best. While completing his internship and residency in gerenal surgery at Baylor University, he trained extensively with Drs. Michael DeBakey and Stanley Crawford. On a daily basis, Dr. Herskowitz was exposed to consultants who where the best in their fields. Being under the tutelage of world-renowned cardiovascular and thoraic surgeons fueled his interest in these surgical subspecialties.

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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Endovascular repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneursym

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Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Gold Coast Magazine May 2010

Dr. Herskowitz has enjoyed a private practice in Fort Lauderdale for over fifteen years in the specialty of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Currently he is the Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Broward General Medical Center. Dr. Herskowitz has performed more than 4,000 cardiovascular surgical procedures and is a leading expert in the field of minimally invasive Aortic and Mitral valve surgery, as well as off-pump beating heart surgery. His other areas of expertise include endovascular stent grafting for abdominal and thoracic aneurysms and peripheral vascular surgery.

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Broward Health

February 2010

Local restauranteur Steve Martorano knows how to listen to his body. Two years ago, this ability helped save his life.

Excerpt: The next step was coronary artery bypass surgery. "We open up the chest, take an arteries from behind the breastbone and a piece of vein out of the leg and we use that to bypass a part of the coronary  artery," explains Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, medical director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Heart Center of Excellence. The blood vessels end up grafted above and below the blocked area, creating the bypass, essentially a new route for blood to flow that skirts around the blocked arteries. 

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Cardiac Surgery

City & Shore Magazine August/September 2009

Dr. Herskowitz, medical director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Broward General Medical Center who also has priviledges at Holy Cross Hospital, gains access to the heart through minimally invasive surgery.  He makes a two-to-three-inch incision in the chest, spreads rather than breaks the ribs and performs valve replacements, coronary bypass surgeries and other procedures.

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Cardiac Surgery - City & Shore Magazine