Surgeon Spotlight:
Steven F. Bolling, MD

Steven F. Bolling, MD – University of Michigan

“The three most important aspects of mitral valve surgery are: EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE.”
– Steven F. Bolling, MD

Dr. Bolling is an expert surgeon in mitral valve repair and reconstruction as well as a professor and research leader in his own NIH-funded laboratory. He has received worldwide acclamation for his brilliant ability to repair the most challenging mitral valve abnormalities and his innovative surgical approaches to the mitral valve, especially in patients with end stage left ventricular failure. Dr. Bolling chose to work with Thompson Surgical to develop a retractor that would provide him with the Uncompromised Exposure he needs to perform these techniques.

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