Robert R. Linton, MD, Professorship
Richard Paul Cambria, MD, professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the treatment of complex aortic aneurysm disease, is the inaugural incumbent of the Robert R. Linton, MD, Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
The professorship was established in honor of Robert Linton, MD ’25, the first vascular surgeon at MGH. A recognized leader in his field, Linton contributed immensely to the development of reconstructive vascular surgery and the evolution of vascular surgery as a distinct surgical specialty.
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