Nice to get a little history lesson, I wouldn’t be here today without this pioneer in Cardiac medicine.
Paul Zoll, MD: Originator of Modern Electrocardiac Therapy – A Biography by Stafford Cohen, MD, BIDMC
Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN
Paul Zoll: The Doctor Who Defied Sudden Cardiac Death
An Interview with Stafford Cohen, MD
Stafford Cohen, MD, a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center cardiologist who retired in 2009, retains the intellectual curiosity and the human touch that characterized his 48-year career in cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Over the years, Cohen had been intrigued by — and for a time shared an office with — Paul Zoll, MD, a brilliant yet controversial fellow cardiologist whose scientific work included numerous revolutionary breakthroughs that helped prevent sudden cardiac death.
Cohen, Honorary Senior Physician at the CardioVascular Institute, recently published a no-holds-barred biography, Paul Zoll, MD: The Pioneer Whose Discoveries Prevent Sudden Death. Heartmail recently spoke with Cohen about…
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