Dr. Joseph Dearani

On July 26, 2016, we hosted a webinar with Dr. Joseph Dearani, chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, and a patient, Cynthia Burstein Waldman. Although our webinars are generally limited to premium members, we open three webinars each year to basic members and the public as [...]
By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director • April 10, 2017
Both patients and physicians are finding practical benefits using social media. This is particularly true for patients with rare heart conditions. Dr. Joseph Dearani, Chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, is using Facebook pages to consolidate information for patients and their families as well as to [...]
By Margaret Shepard • July 18, 2016
In recent posts we've featured Mayo Clinic Cardiac Surgeon Joseph Dearani, M.D. discussing his strategic use of Facebook pages as consolidated information sources for patients and families considering surgery, and also how those families are using Facebook groups and other social sites to better prepare [...]
By Lee Aase • July 6, 2016
In an earlier post we featured video from Mayo Clinic Cardiac Surgeon Joseph Dearani, M.D., discussion how he has used Facebook pages to provide helpful resources for patients and families considering heart surgery for rare congenital heart defects. In Part II below, Dr. Dearani discusses how private [...]
By Lee Aase • July 1, 2016