A pioneering researcher, a stimulating teacher and a compassionate physician
Dr. William T. Mustard had a medical career marked by a lifetime of surgical innovation. A unique feat in medical history, Dr. Mustard practiced, and had brilliant careers, in two specialties; orthopaedic surgery and cardiac surgery. His numerous innovative surgical procedures improved the quality of life for many children throughout the world suffering from polio and congenital heart defects. Upon his death, Mustard left a legacy of kindness and innovation. Throughout his memorable career, Mustard transformed the lives of many patients and left an indelible impression on generations of surgeons.