Kathy E. Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS (MED ‘90)

Kathy E. Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS (MED ‘90) received the 2018 Professional Achievement Award, recognizing alumni who have achieved exceptional accomplishment in their careers. Magliato is one of the few female cardiothoracic surgeons in the world. She founded and directed a Multidisciplinary Women’s Health Center to address the cardiac needs of female patients at Providence Saint John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica, CA, where she is currently on staff. Prior to joining Saint John’s Medical Center, Dr. Magliato was a heart/lung transplant surgeon and director of the Mechanical Assist Device Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.