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