Dr. Michael E. DeBakey

 

 

Age: 99

 

Summary: world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now-common procedures as bypass surgery and invented devices to help heart patients, but who counted world leaders among his patients and helped to turn Baylor University from a provincial school into one of the nation's great medical institutions.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 7, 1908

 

Died: July 11, 1908

 

Location: Houston, Texas