Robert Jarvik

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Birthday
11, 1946
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Medical entrepreneur who developed the revolutionary Jarvik-7 artificial heart.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in medical engineering from New York University.

Trivia

He founded his medical company Symbion Inc. after his artificial heart was successfully implanted in 1982.

Family Life

He was married to Marilyn vos Savant in 1987.

Associated With

He was an influential medical inventor, much like Orvan Hess.