Dr. Ted Votteler

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: pediatric surgeon whose pioneering career made him the third Texas surgeon to specialize in performing operations on children, who became one of the first surgeons in the nation to separate conjoined twins while doing his general surgical residency in Dallas during the 1950's, and who performed an estimated 20,000 surgeries, including successfully separating seven sets of conjoined twins, over his long career.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery

 

Born: August 2, 1927

 

Died: May 23, 2008

 

Location: Dallas, Texas