Dr. Anatolio B. Cruz Jr.
- 1st Filipino and 1st chief of surgical oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)
- Developed an artificial heart valve, the Lillehei-Cruz-Kaster prosthesis (1963)
"I am happy that I have had the opportunity to help develop the surgery program here and lead an academic professional life that has been very fulfilling for me."
DATE OF BIRTH
USEFUL LINKSAnatolio B. Cruz
The Filipino Texans
Dr. Cruz retires from surgical oncology
The UT-SOG Team