BayCare Clinic in the News: Twins undergo nearly-identical heart surgeries

Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Dr. Alexander Roitstein is interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News

WHO: Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery, was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News for a health feature story about identical twins undergoing near-identical heart surgeries.


WHAT: Twin brothers from Manitowoc County had triple bypass surgeries within hours of each other. One surgery was planned. The other was a bit of a surprise. Roitstein performed both surgeries.


WHERE: The story aired Sunday evening on WBAY Channel 2.


WHEN: It is available online. Watch the video.


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