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MedTech Trailblazers

Sep 7, 2021

“In addition to the vast impact his inventions have had, I believe Paul’s multifaceted legacy will be kept by his influence on the innovators of today and generations well into the future." The iconic Paul Yock, MD, joins Andrew Cleeland as he provides a glimpse into his stellar career as an accomplished physician, innovator and educator.

Paul is the Martha Meier Weiland Professor of Medicine, founding co-chair of Stanford’s department of bioengineering and founder of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. He is known for his inventions that have improved care for millions of people around the world, including the Rapid Exchange stenting and balloon angioplasty system and the Smart Needle.

Resources: Fogarty Innovation: MedTech Trailblazers podcast: Paul Yock, MD, bio: Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign: