Steven W. Boyce MD

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Steven W. Boyce, MD, Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute

Steven Boyce, MD, is a board-certified, internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and surgical director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Living with an LVAD: 5 tips to make it easier

by Steven W. Boyce, MD, Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
February 26, 2018

Many heart failure patients rely on left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), which are amazing medical implants that pump blood throughout…

LVAD origins: A lifesaving heart device, 30 years in the making

by Steven W. Boyce, MD, Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
January 29, 2018

In 1988, MedStar Washington Hospital Center became one of the first four hospitals in the United States to implant a…

Happy 50th anniversary, heart transplant! Then, now and what the future holds

by Steven W. Boyce, MD, Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
December 28, 2017

In December 1967, a South African surgeon made history when he successfully transplanted the heart of a woman who died…