Denton Cooley

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Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Nov 18, 2016 (96)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Nov 18, 2016 (96)

About

Served as the Medical Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School.

Before Fame

In college he played basketball and earned a zoology degree.

Trivia

In 1969, he implanted the first temporary artificial heart.

Family Life

His father worked as a dentist. In 1949, he married Louise Goldsborough Thomas.

Associated With

He reviewed Dick Cheney's medical records.

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