Denton A Cooley

In the 1950s Cooley returned to Houston to become associate professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and to work at its affiliate institution, The Methodist Hospital. During the 1950s, Cooley began working with American cardiac surgeon, scientist, and medical educator Michael E. DeBakey. Continue reading

First Artificial Heart Transplant

American surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley implanted the world's first entirely artificial heart into Haskell Karp, age 47, from Skokie, IL Continue reading

Coronary Bypass Operation Streamed Online

Dr. Denton A. Cooley performed the first internet streamed open heart coronary bypass surgery on August 19, 1998 at a hospital in Houston, TX, USA. Continue reading

Robodoc Performed Hip Replacement Surgery

Robodoc, the world's first robotic device performed surgical procedures following its development by two Americans Continue reading

Laparoscopic Surgery

in 1901, with Tubes outfitted with surgical instruments and lenses, Georg Kelling a surgeon from Dresden, Germany preformed Laparoscopic Surgery in a dogs abdomen through a small incision. Continue reading