Innovation

microscope, slide in microscopeOU Physicians leadership in medicine demonstrates the knowledge and expertise we offer patients:

  • The cardiologist who has implanted more pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) than any doctor in the state is an 
    OU Physician.
  • Some of our thoracic surgeons have pioneered techniques that are viewed world-wide as innovations for those who face serious heart disease. These innovations include advancements to the Ross procedure.These surgeons also perform congenital heart defect repairs, cardiac resections, valve replacements and coronary artery bypass operations.
  • Our otolaryngologists lead multi-disciplinary teams in evaluating and treating balance disorders, dizziness and obstructive sleep disorders.
  • Our geriatricians teach in one of only four geriatrics departments in M.D.-granting medical schools in the nation. All OU Physicians who see patients in our Senior Health Center have undergone fellowship training in geriatrics.