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Dr Lundell walks the talk when it comes to physical fitness.

Scottsdale, AZ PRWEB (Vocus) December 11, 2008 -- Retired heart surgeon Dwight lundell gave himself the perfect 65th birthday gift. He placed first in his class at the Arizona ironman competition.

His first place finish also qualifies him for the Kona, Hawaii Ironman competition.

As an added bonus Dr. lundell completed the course in less than thirteen hours with a time of 12 hours and 57 minutes.

Tens-of-thousands of triathletes try to get one of those coveted Ironman spots every year. Only 1,800 succeeded.

Ford Ironman World Championship Kona, Hawaii • October 10 2009

This is what he had to accomplish: TOTAL SWIM 2.4 mi. TOTAL BIKE 112 mi. TOTAL RUN 26.2 mi.

Dr Lundell finished the race in 10th place in his age group. Go Dr Lundell!!

His total time was 13:46:32

What a testimonial to his belief in physical fitness.

Dr. Dwight Lundell says, "In my career as a cardiac surgeon, I've performed over 5,000 heart surgeries. Most of these could have been easily prevented had the patients been given the right information."

Learning about Dr Lundell and his achievements has been an eye opening experience for me. More importantly...I know you will feel the same after you are exposed to his information.

Dr Lundell's experience in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery over the last 25 years includes certification by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

He was a pioneer in “Off-Pump” heart surgery reducing surgical complications and recovery times.

He’s In The Beating Heart Hall of Fame And Has Been Listed In Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctors For 10 Years.

He has been recognized by his peers as a leader, and has served as Chief resident at the University of Arizona and Yale University Hospitals and later served as Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery.

He was one of the founding partners of the Lutheran Heart Hospital which became the second largest Heart hospital in U.S. and is now owned by Banner Health.

As a recognized leader in his field, Dr Lundell has consulted and advised for a variety of leading medical device manufacturers such as Cardio Thoracic Systems, Inc. before and after it’s acquisition by Guidant Corporation.

He advised St. Jude Medical on tissue valve implantation and marketing.

For A-Med, Inc., he consulted on, conducted, and published the first clinical study on miniature pumps for heart support.

He co-authored a clinical study validating key technology for Coalescent Surgical, which was subsequently acquired by Medtronic, Inc.

Dr Lundell Wants You To Be Healthy! Thats why he authored the following:

Publications & Presentations

Learn about Dr Lundell and his beliefs about Cholesterol, heart disease, and inflammation.

The Great Cholesterol Lie: March 2009

The Cure For Heart Disease: July 2007

A Miniature Right Heart Support System Improves Cardiac Output and Stroke Volume During Beating Heart Posterior/Lateral Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Heart Surgery Forum, 2003;6(5):302-6.

Clinical and Six-Month Angiographic Evaluation of Coronary Arterial Graft Interrupted Anastomoses by Use of a Self-Closing Clip Device: a Multi-center Prospective Clinical Trial, J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2003 Jul; 126(a):168-77, discussion 177-8.

The Interrelationship of Factors Controlling Cardiac Output, Med Hypothesis, 1983 Jan; 10(1):77-95.

Clinical Applications of the Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, Ariz Med, 1981 Jan;38(1):19-21.

Randomized Comparisons of the Modified Wire-Guided and Standard Intra-aortic Balloon Catheters, J. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 1981 Feb;81(2):297-301.

Combined Aortic Valve Replacement and Myocardial Revascularization, Connecticut Medicine, 1980 Jun;44(6):363-6.

The Importance of Myocardial Protection in Combined Aortic Valve Replacement and Myocardial Revascularization, Annual. Thorac Surg, 1979 Dec;28(6):501-8.

Cold Chemical Cardioplegia, Presentation at the New England Surgical Society, May, 1979.

Doppler Ultrasound Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Presented at Connecticut Society of Board Surgeons, December 1978.

Hypoliquorreic Headache and Pneumoncephalus Caused by Thoracosub Arachnoid Fistula, Neurology 1977 Oct;27(10):993-995.

Guidelines for the Management of Lung Cancer, Ariz Med, 1977 Mar;34(3):176-82.

About Dr Lundell Education

Yale University School of Medicine

Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1978-1979

Yale University School of Medicine

Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, 1977-1978

University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center

Chief Resident, General Surgery, 1976-1977

University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center

Surgery Resident, 1971-1973, 1975-1977

University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center

General Surgery Intern, 1971-1972

University of Arizona

Doctor of Medicine, Charter Class of 1971

Learning about Dr Lundell and what he stands for and what he believes is a eye opening experience. He is truly a doctor who cares for his fellow man.

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