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Interview with Dr. Harvey W. Bender
In this oral history interview, William Stoney talks with Harvey W. Bender, a past president of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bender shares that his path to cardiothoracic surgery was a fortuitous one, as he originally planned to be a veterinarian. Dr. Bender discusses his long career and his collaborations with other pioneering cardiothoracic surgeons.
This interview is part of Dr. William S. Stoney’s History of Cardiac Surgery series, housed within The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. It is published on CTSNet with the permission of The Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library. All rights reserved.