Same Surgeon, Different Light Podcast Trailer

“Same Surgeon, Different Light” is a new program from the Society designed to demystify cardiothoracic surgery, revealing the men and women behind their surgical masks.

Drs. David Cooke and Tom Varghese—both cardiothoracic surgeons themselves—will uncover the obstacles, triumphs, tradeoffs, and pivotal moments that have shaped their guests’ careers and personal missions. Episodes will feature the backstories of cardiothoracic surgeons from different backgrounds and in various career stages. These leaders and rising stars offer powerful, candid stories that are funny and fascinating, as well as heartbreaking and inspiring. 

Guests include Drs. Robert Higgins, Richard Prager, Joanna Chikwe, Doug Mathisen, and Leah Backhus.

Listen to the podcast on the Society's Surgical Hot Topics channel.