Medical Expert - Neal D. Kon, MD

Area of Expertise: Cardiology - Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Neal D. Kon, MD

Chair and Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Kon is part of the Heart Center's team of highly trained and experienced specialists devoted exclusively to cardiothoracic surgery. His clinical interests include aortic valve surgery (repair/replacement with pulmonary autograft), aortic allograft and stentless po, stentless valves, mitral valve surgery (repair and homograft replacement), myocardial revascularization with multiple arterial grafts, adult cardiovascular surgery. He is listed in Best Doctors in America.

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cardiothoracic surgery, aortic valve surgery, aortic allograft, stentless po, stentless valves, mitral valve surgery, myocardial revascularization, adult cardiovascular surgery

IN THE NEWS

Wake Forest Baptist Announces First Implant in Clinical Trial to Evaluate New Heart Valve Procedure
More than 100,000 patients who suffer from severe aortic stenosis, a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart to the body, are ineligible for open-heart valve replacement surgery. Today, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced the enrollment of the first three patients in North Carolina to receive transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI) as part of the Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Clinical Trial.

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