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Luis A. Mispireta, MD, FACC, FSTS, FICPS

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Luis A. Mispireta, MD, FACC, FSTS, FICPS

Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Baltimore Union Memorial Hospital

Advisor to WHF since 1992

Luis A. Mispireta, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an internationally known practicing cardiothoracic surgeon. He actively supports and has assisted with the development of multiple cardiac surgery programs including one in his country of origin, Peru. His cardiothoracic training including an internship, residency and fellowship was done in the Washington area at Georgetown University, Children's Hospital & Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. Mispireta had practiced in the Washington D.C. area for over twenty years before starting a new cardiac surgery program at Union Memorial Hospital, in Baltimore Maryland, where he is presently Chief of Cardiac surgery. He has been named “Top Doc” in both Washington and Baltimore for several years.

Dr. Mispireta, always considered cutting edge technically, has also long been an advocate for women's cardiovascular health. He continues to monitor surgical outcomes and challenge his colleagues, striving to provide the best outcome for women with cardiovascular disease. Dr. Mispireta has encouraged MedStar Health to take an active role in educating the community at large as well as their physicians on cardiovascular disease in women. He has in fact been speaking on this topic in the Baltimore - Washington area this past year and plans to continue to promote women's cardiovascular health in the future.

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