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Expert Witness : FLOYD LOOP MD


Case DOROTHY J. MELNIK V. UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND
Testimony Date May 24, 1985
Expert Type Cardiovascular Surgery
Court State: Ohio County: Cuyahoga
Pages 93
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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

2 OF CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OHIO

3 DOROTHY J. MELNIK, Individually

4 and as Administratrix of the

5 Estate of JOHN MELNIK, deceased,

6 Pl a int if f ,

7 V s . Case No.

8 UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF 040195 and 51006

9 CLEVELAND, et al., As Consolidated

10 Defendants.

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12 Arbitration before Arbitrators Chris

13 Burba, Chairman, William D. Bonezzi and F. M.

14 Apicella, taken before me, Tia G. Moseley, a

15 Registered Professional Reporter and Notary

1 6 Public in and for the State of Ohio, at the

17 Justice Center, Courtroom 16D, Cleveland, Ohio,

18 on Friday, May 24th, 1985, at 9:15 o'clock a.m.

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1 BY-MR. WEISMAN:
2 Q. Doctor, there is no change in any way in
3 the measurements that you made, is there?
4 A . No
5 Q - No change in the classif ications that you
6 told us about?
7 A. No
8 MR. WEISMAN: Thank you,
9 doctor.
10 MR. PARKS: Mr. Chairman, I
11 will next call Dr. Floyd Loop to the stand.
12 Swear in the witness, please.
13 FLOYD D. LOOP, M.D., of lawful age,
14 cal led f or ex am ination , being f i r st dul y sworn
15 testified and said as follows:
16 DIRECT EXAMINATION OF FLOYD D. LOOP, M.D.
17 BY-MR. PARKS:
18 Q. Dr. Loop, will you give us your full name,
19 please?
20 A. Dr. Floyd D. Loop.
21 Q. And what is your profession or occupation,
22 s i r ?
23 A. Cardiac surgeon.
24 Q. Doctor, do you spend more than 75 percent
25 of your professional time in the active

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1 practice or teaching of medicine?

2 A . Yes .

3 Q. Doctor , when and where d id you receive

4 your college degree?

5 A. Purdue university.

6 Q. And that was in what year?

7 A . 1 9 5 8 .

8 Q. And what degree did you receive?

9 A. Bachelor of Science.

10 Q. What was your major?

11 A . Chemistry.

12 Q. When and where did you receive your

13 medical degree?

14 A. George Washington University.

15 Q- And what year was that?

16 A . 1 9 6 2 .

17 Q. After that, you did a year of internship?

18 A . Yes .

19 Q. Where was that, sir?

20 A. At George Washington University hospital.

2 1 Q - And what did you do following your year, s

22 internship?

23 A. I spent one year in