Drs. Marco Ricci and Mohammed Hassan
Credit: Rebecca Gustaf
Dr. Mohammed Hassan, right, is a University of New Mexico cardiothoracic surgeon who recently used the da Vinci surgical robot to perform New Mexico’s first-ever robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft. Dr. Marco Ricci, left, is chief of UNM’s Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and recruited Hassan to help build UNM Hospital’s minimally invasive cardiac surgery program.