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Lyle D. Joyce, MD, PhD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Professor; Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery
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Dr. Lyle Joyce has been practicing in the field of cardiothoracic surgery for more than 40 years, focusing on heart transplantation and the surgical treatment of heart failure. He is world-renowned in the field of cardiothoracic surgery having been on the team that implanted the first permanent artificial heart in a man, and was the first surgeon ever to use a total artificial heart in a woman. 


Diseases & Conditions

Aortic Diseases
Aortic Valve Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Failure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Valvular Heart Disease

Treatment & Services

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
Heart Transplantation
Heart Valve Surgery
MAZE Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
Valve Repair
Vascular Bypass
Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Heart and Vascular Center - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Baylor College of Medicine - Houston - TX - Doctor of Medicine - (1973)

University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic - Minneapolis - Residency in General Surgery - (1980)

University of Utah - Salt Lake City - Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery - (1982)

University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic - Minneapolis - Post-doctoral Fellowship in Surgery - (1982)

Board Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

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