Glenn W. Laub, MD, has performed over 5,000 cardiac surgery operations and has pioneered minimally invasive coronary and valve procedures. He has invented several surgical devices to improve outcomes during heart surgeries.
He also started a company, Defibtech, an award-winning manufacturer of lifesaving AEDs or automatic external difibrillators, used to detect irregularities in heart rhythyms and treat them by electrical therapy. Dr. Laub holds over 40 patents for medical devices, including a less invasive catheter used to connect patients to a heart-lung machine, and one that measures blood flow in a patient's leg.
He was founding president of the 21CCSS, an international cardiac surgery society.