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A History of Outstanding Cardiovascular Care

WakeMed has long been a leader in cardiovascular care. Below, Dr. Helton recalls some of this rich history. 50+ Years of Heart Surgery WakeMed began its esteemed tradition of providing high-quality and highly advanced heart care during WakeMed’s first decade.  The first open-heart surgery was performed at WakeMed (then known as Wake Memorial) on March 2, […]


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