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By Lynn Anderson and Lynn Anderson,SUN STAFF | June 2, 2004
Dr. John E. Miller, a battlefield surgeon who served in Europe during World War II and went on to become a thoracic and vascular surgeon at several Baltimore hospitals, died of lung cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 86. During a medical career that spanned nearly four decades, Dr. Miller earned a reputation as one of the top surgeons in the region. He is credited with performing some of the earliest blue-baby operations, a procedure that corrected a heart defect in newborns, as well as heart surgeries before the advent of machines that regulate blood flow.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2012
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same time he was the utmost surgeon who had both a passion for perfection and teaching," said Michael R. Merson, former president of Franklin Square Medical Center, who is now chairman of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. "In all the years I worked with him, if something went wrong, he was the kind of surgeon you wanted to take care of you," said Mr. Merson.
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April 6, 2009
* Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, an expert in treating blood vessel disorders and a nationally known researcher in blood vessel growth and development, has joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine as professor of surgery and head of the division of vascular surgery. He also becomes chief of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Sarkar is a former associate professor of surgery and a vascular surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his medical degree and a doctorate in physiology from the University of Michigan Medical School.
HEALTH
By Meredith Cohn | January 18, 2012
A half hour is all you need to maintain proper weight, get your blood flowing and improve health, according to the Society for Vascular Surgery, which forwarded us a list of calories burned by various winter sports from Livestrong.com. In one hour, a 155-160 pound person can burn: +511 calories cross country skiing +365 calories downhill skiing +563 calories playing ice hockey +511 calories ice skating +400 calories shoveling snow by hand There hasn't been any snow here so far this winter, so how about burning : +281 calories bicycling +329 calories carrying golf clubs +211 calories walking the dog “Welcome 2012 as your year to become physically fit and keep your vascular system healthy,” said Dr. Anil Hingorani, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
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September 17, 2002
Surgeon joins staff at Md. Vascular Center Vascular surgeon Dr. Vasana Cheanvechai of Baltimore was joined the Maryland Vascular Center at North Arundel Hospital. A graduate of Princeton University, Cheanvechai received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. She completed a fellowships in vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and Northwestern. Cheanvechai is an assistant professor of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is board certified in general surgery.
HEALTH
By Meredith Cohn | January 18, 2012
A half hour is all you need to maintain proper weight, get your blood flowing and improve health, according to the Society for Vascular Surgery, which forwarded us a list of calories burned by various winter sports from Livestrong.com. In one hour, a 155-160 pound person can burn: +511 calories cross country skiing +365 calories downhill skiing +563 calories playing ice hockey +511 calories ice skating +400 calories shoveling snow by hand There hasn't been any snow here so far this winter, so how about burning : +281 calories bicycling +329 calories carrying golf clubs +211 calories walking the dog “Welcome 2012 as your year to become physically fit and keep your vascular system healthy,” said Dr. Anil Hingorani, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1998
Dr. George Herschel Yeager, a vascular surgeon and administrator who "fixed bodies as well as hospitals," died of complications from a stroke Sunday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 92 and lived in Catonsville.Dr. Yeager's association with the University of Maryland began in medical school in 1927 and ended in 1973, when he retired as a professor of clinical surgery."He was a giant and one of the great figures of the University of Maryland School of Medicine," Dr. Joseph McLaughlin, a professor of surgery at UM's medical school, said yesterday.
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October 27, 1991
FISCAL 1991 REPORT: A VERY GOOD YEARIn Fiscal Year 1991 (July 1990 to June 1991), Carroll County General Hospital has made tremendousadvances which have had an impact on both the number of services available to patients and the way those services are delivered. Some of the more important changes are:SURGICAL ADVANCESThe trend toward more outpatient procedures and a shorter stay in the hospital continues, thanks to new equipmentand new procedures. Patients are back in their home environment sooner and often heal more quickly.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2012
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same time he was the utmost surgeon who had both a passion for perfection and teaching," said Michael R. Merson, former president of Franklin Square Medical Center, who is now chairman of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. "In all the years I worked with him, if something went wrong, he was the kind of surgeon you wanted to take care of you," said Mr. Merson.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 26, 2011
Dr. Peter J. Golueke, a noted Baltimore vascular surgeon and a founder of Vascular Surgery Associates LLC, died Monday of a brain tumor at his Guilford home. He was 55. The son of an Amoco Oil Co. manager and a homemaker, Dr. Golueke was born in Green Bay, Wis., and two years later moved with his family to Milwaukee. In 1962, they moved to Towson. After graduating in 1973 from Towson Catholic High School, he attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where he studied chemical engineering for three years.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 26, 2011
Dr. Peter J. Golueke, a noted Baltimore vascular surgeon and a founder of Vascular Surgery Associates LLC, died Monday of a brain tumor at his Guilford home. He was 55. The son of an Amoco Oil Co. manager and a homemaker, Dr. Golueke was born in Green Bay, Wis., and two years later moved with his family to Milwaukee. In 1962, they moved to Towson. After graduating in 1973 from Towson Catholic High School, he attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where he studied chemical engineering for three years.
NEWS
April 6, 2009
* Dr. Rajabrata Sarkar, an expert in treating blood vessel disorders and a nationally known researcher in blood vessel growth and development, has joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine as professor of surgery and head of the division of vascular surgery. He also becomes chief of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Sarkar is a former associate professor of surgery and a vascular surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his medical degree and a doctorate in physiology from the University of Michigan Medical School.
NEWS
By Lynn Anderson and Lynn Anderson,SUN STAFF | June 2, 2004
Dr. John E. Miller, a battlefield surgeon who served in Europe during World War II and went on to become a thoracic and vascular surgeon at several Baltimore hospitals, died of lung cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 86. During a medical career that spanned nearly four decades, Dr. Miller earned a reputation as one of the top surgeons in the region. He is credited with performing some of the earliest blue-baby operations, a procedure that corrected a heart defect in newborns, as well as heart surgeries before the advent of machines that regulate blood flow.
NEWS
September 17, 2002
Surgeon joins staff at Md. Vascular Center Vascular surgeon Dr. Vasana Cheanvechai of Baltimore was joined the Maryland Vascular Center at North Arundel Hospital. A graduate of Princeton University, Cheanvechai received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. She completed a fellowships in vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and Northwestern. Cheanvechai is an assistant professor of vascular surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is board certified in general surgery.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1998
Dr. George Herschel Yeager, a vascular surgeon and administrator who "fixed bodies as well as hospitals," died of complications from a stroke Sunday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 92 and lived in Catonsville.Dr. Yeager's association with the University of Maryland began in medical school in 1927 and ended in 1973, when he retired as a professor of clinical surgery."He was a giant and one of the great figures of the University of Maryland School of Medicine," Dr. Joseph McLaughlin, a professor of surgery at UM's medical school, said yesterday.
NEWS
October 27, 1991
FISCAL 1991 REPORT: A VERY GOOD YEARIn Fiscal Year 1991 (July 1990 to June 1991), Carroll County General Hospital has made tremendousadvances which have had an impact on both the number of services available to patients and the way those services are delivered. Some of the more important changes are:SURGICAL ADVANCESThe trend toward more outpatient procedures and a shorter stay in the hospital continues, thanks to new equipmentand new procedures. Patients are back in their home environment sooner and often heal more quickly.
NEWS
February 24, 2003
Michael White joins PCA Group as a senior accountant Michael J. White has joined the PCA Group as a senior accountant in the accounting and auditing division. He was senior auditor in the Maryland Office of Legislative Audits. A certified public accountant, White will be responsible for planning and conducting audits. The PCA Group, a Columbia company, offers accounting, auditing, small business and not-for-profit solutions, personal financial planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Mercy Vascular Center appoints Dr. Paul Lucas Dr. Paul Lucas of Ellicott City has joined the staff of the Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
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