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Professor Douglas K Baird AM MBBS FRACS
Douglas Baird was a gifted cardiothoracic surgeon who epitomised the ideals of science, surgery, sensitivity and skill. He was devoted to his patients, many of whom became lifelong friends.
Professor Baird was committed to ongoing research believing that surgical outcomes must be continually measured and improved.
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On Sunday the 27th November, Pat Johnson hosted her Baird Institute Fundraising Christmas Ball at the Gulgong Bowling Club. Pat is one of our most hardworking supporters and has worked tirelessly to raise funds for the Baird Institute. Her goal is to raise $40,000...read more
Shave My Head!
“In 2009, my younger brother underwent open heart surgery at the hands of the endlessly talented Professor Paul Bannon at RPA, supported by The Baird Institute. I’d like to do my small part to pay back both their dedication and support. I’ve had long hair since I was about 15 and it’s time for it to go.”
So on Friday 16th December, Jonathon Dallimore is shaving off his locks, in front of 600+ school students to raise money for The Baird Institute. Please go to his fundraising page to find out how you can help!
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In Australia, diseases of the heart, lung and blood vessels kill more people than any other disease.
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Our Latest Publication
Improvements in left ventricular ejection fraction and quality of life in patients with heart failure who undergo coronary artery bypass surgery
Lal S, Turner L, Powell C, Wilson M, Bannon P Int. J. Cardiol. 2016 Nov;222:671-3 PMID: 27522375 Abstractread more
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