dr. sugarbaker dies at 65

Famous Mesothelioma Surgeon Dr. Sugarbaker Dies At 65

Dr. Sugarbaker one of the most famous and renown Pleural Mesothelioma Specialist is no more.

Yes, you read it right. Doctor David J. Sugarbaker, the pioneer, the savior, and the legend himself has died at the age of 65 after an intense battle with Cancer in his liver.

The only person who saved the lives of over hundreds of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma victims. With more than 35 years of experience in this field, Dr. Sugarbaker will always live in millions of hearts.

His unbelievable and precious contributions to the Mesothelioma Cancer community will always be remembered. Alongside, his endless number of medical contributions to Lung cancer, treatment methods, mesothelioma as well as other cancers will always be remembered.

Not only he contributed to Mesothelioma Treatment and other cancers, but he had also done a great job while diagnosing the victims.

Dr. Sugarbaker single-handedly had saved countless Mesothelioma victims and their families affected by Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer.

Dr. Sugarbaker had also saved those victims who have had lost hope and are about to lose their life.

Not only as a Surgeon, but he also used to motivate his patients and give them a reason to live.

Trust me, he was an all-around person whom the entire Mesothelioma Community will remember till their last breath.

Dr. Sugarbaker Died At 65

After a long struggle with Liver cancer, Dr. David left us alone. Being that much famous and popular along with such polite nature was a great trait in him.

He was such a kind person that he used to provide free treatment to those patients who are not capable of doing so.

Dr. Sugarbaker initiated a very huge and immense program in 2002. He founded the International Mesothelioma Program with their motto of finding a cure for this deadly disease.

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Dr. David J. Sugarbaker was one of a kind person. He is kind of the best human you’ll ever meet.

Dr. Sugarbaker completed his Medical Degree course at Cornell University Medical School. Later, he did an internship in surgery at Brigham Hospital and Women’s Hospital. 

Along with that, he also completed an internship in cardiothoracic surgery at General Hospital, Toronto. Later, he served the Hospital as the Chief Resident in both thoracic as well as cardiac surgery. 

He was also one of the first doctors in the United States to work as a leader in the establishment of Blood Respiratory and Tissues. He did that at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  

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At Brigman and Women’s Hospital, he often used to teach his colleagues and fellow resident doctors. He was very fond of developing a new era of physicians. Also, he had a great commitment to teaching his juniors and well as fellow surgeons about new methods.

He has also contributed a lot to the Medical Education System. The upcoming doctors and surgeons who are going to be specialists in Mesothelioma Cancer will only be because of Dr. Sugarbaker.

If you are a surgeon or physician pursuing knowledge about Mesothelioma Cancer, you should be thankful to Dr. Sugarbaker.

Dr. Sugarbaker’s scholar programs basically include thoracic surgery, oncology as well as invasive thoracic surgery.

Dr. Sugarbaker had done so much for the Mesothelioma community. So, he and his works are appreciated on a large scale. It is obvious that anyone who had done that much in a field, should be awarded and his works should be appreciated.

Dr. Sugarbaker has received a bunch of international level awards. One of the pioneer awards he received was the Pioneer Award under the collaboration of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Another one was The Chadwick Medal Award, which was awarded by the American Lung Association.

The Bottom Line

Before his death, he was serving as the Professor of Surgery, Director of the Mesothelioma Clinical and Research Program at the Baylor College of Medicine. He was also the Head of Lung Institute at the Baylor College of Medicine.

The Bottom Line is we share deep regards to his family and relatives for their loss. That day, the entire Mesothelioma Community had lost a pioneer, a legend. We will always be thankful to Dr. Sugarbaker for his countless contributions in Medical Field.

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And at last, we just want to say RIP to Dr. David J. Sugarbaker. We will always miss you. You’ll always live in millions of Hearts.

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