Dr. John Storer, 1921-2019
Pioneer in Open Heart Surgery
Last updated 10/16/2019 at 6:03pm
John Storer, MD, a pioneer in heart and vessel surgery, died peacefully at his home in Lake Wales on Oct. 2. Dr. Storer was born on July 15, 1921 in Pitman, NJ to parents Alexander and Helen (Stanger). John graduated from the University of Alabama in 1942 and from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1945.
Dr. Storer served in the Army from 1943-1945 and in the Medical Corps from 1946-1948. He served an internship at Huron Road Hospital in Cleveland, OH from 1945-46, followed by an eight year residency program. John was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1954 and the Ame...