ABOUT THE WOMEN'S HEART FOUNDATION
Luis A. Mispireta, MD, FACC, FSTS, FICPS
Luis A. Mispireta, MD, FACC,
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Baltimore Union Memorial Hospital
Advisor to WHF since 1992
Luis A. Mispireta, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an internationally
known practicing cardiothoracic surgeon. He actively supports and
has assisted with the development of multiple cardiac surgery programs
including one in his country of origin, Peru. His cardiothoracic
training including an internship, residency and fellowship was
done in the Washington area at Georgetown University, Children's
Hospital & Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Mispireta had practiced in the Washington
D.C. area for over twenty years before starting a new cardiac surgery
program at Union Memorial Hospital, in Baltimore Maryland, where
he is presently Chief of Cardiac surgery. He has been named “Top
Doc” in both Washington and Baltimore for several years.
Dr. Mispireta, always considered cutting edge
technically, has also long been an advocate for women's cardiovascular
health. He continues to monitor surgical outcomes and challenge
his colleagues, striving to provide the best outcome for women
with cardiovascular disease. Dr. Mispireta has encouraged MedStar
Health to take an active role in educating the community at large
as well as their physicians on cardiovascular disease in women.
He has in fact been speaking on this topic in the Baltimore - Washington
area this past year and plans to continue to promote women's cardiovascular
health in the future.
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