Saturday, March 13, 2010

Ghanaian-born doctors perform first open-heart surgery in St Croix, Virgin Islands

"A team of doctors at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital have performed the first open-heart surgery in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The hospital's cardiac surgeon, Dr. Moses deGraft-Johnson, his brother, John deGraft Johnson, and a team of highly trained physicians and nurses performed the surgery on a female patient from St. Croix, according to a news release from the hospital. The release did not give the patient's name, nor did it specify what type of cardiac procedure was performed" - GhanaWeb

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