Life on the Cutting Edge

Posted on August 18th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein

yaszem09It’s hard to look at Dr. Michael Yaszemski’s CV and not think of superlatives: Gifted surgeon. Groundbreaking researcher. Renaissance man. Lifesaver. Miracle worker. Hero.

 

His family, friends, co-workers and patients might apply any number of these terms to him. But you’ll never hear Yaszemski agreeing with them. At most, he might admit to being one thing – lucky.

 

“I’ve been very fortunate to have the opportunities I’ve had,” he says.

 

Lehigh Alumni Magazine, By Stephen George, Summer 2009 Issue

Tags: Orthopedics, Orthopedics

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