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Graduated in 1971
Bruce Lytle, MD, is Chairman of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at the Cleveland Clinic and a staff cardiac surgeon in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Lytle has a special interest in coronary artery disease, arterial bypass grafting, valvular heart diseases, valve surgery, re-operations, diseases of the thoracic aorta, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and laser transmyocardial revascularization surgery. Dr. Lytle grew up in Fargo, N.D., where he attended Fargo Central High School. His undergraduate work was done at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, where he graduated with Great Distinction. He then crossed the country to attend medical school at Harvard University, graduating cum laude. He completed his surgical internship and residencies at Massachusetts General