• Considered one of the world’s outstanding pediatric cardiac surgeons, Dr. Edward L. Bove has brought international recognition to the University of Michigan for his groundbreaking work with congenital heart defects.
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  • Learn how you can honor the contributions of Dr. Bove, and join us in establishing a fitting tribute to his remarkable legacy and ensuring the future of excellence at Michigan.
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  • With the help of their doctor, Mark and Alison Havelock-Allans contacted Dr. Bove, who at that time boasted an 85% success rate for treating conditions such as their daughter’s, Miranda. They wanted her to grow up like any other little girl.
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A Purveyor of Miracles

For 30 years, Dr. Edward L. Bove has given hope to the families of children with congenital heart defects. If their babies had been born even ten years ago, they would have died within days. But through the work of Dr. Bove and his team, there’s a strong likelihood that, today, even babies born with serious heart defects can go on to lead healthy lives. Learn more...

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More than 10,000 patient lives have been touched by Dr. Bove. Are you one of them? We would love to hear from you and how your life has been affected personally by your experience with him.
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Miracle worker, teacher, mentor, friend, surgeon, husband, collaborator, father, innovator—Dr. Bove is all of these and more. Enjoy this brief and thoughtful retrospective on his life and career as told by his colleagues, patients, friends and family.
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Help us ensure that the accomplishments in Dr. Bove’s career continue to benefit doctors and patients for years to come. Click here to make a gift today or learn about other ways to honor his legacy.
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… I work too hard, but I enjoy it. For me it’s either 110 percent or nothing. … It means a lot to me that babies benefit. Dr. Edward Bove

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University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center
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1000 Oakbrook Drive, Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6815