The Marfan Blog

Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD

Dr. Svensson is Chair of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He previously served as Director of the Aorta Center as well as Director of the Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic at Cleveland Clinic.

Recent Posts

A Look Back: How Far We’ve Come in Aortic Surgery for Marfan Syndrome

Aug 12, 2020 by Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD

My interest in Marfan syndrome started many years ago when I was in high school in South Africa. One of my classmates had Marfan. I heard him talk about it, and his words stuck in my mind throughout my medical school and surgical training in the 1970s and 1980s.

Topics: doctors, Medical Management, Education, Surgery