Dr. Mark Mansfield Boucek

  • "Our condolences to the Boucek family. We had the pleasure..."
  • "Dr Boucek aka Mark was a great boss while I was his..."
    - Amandasue Butterfield
  • "Mark, We just finished our 31st heart transplant at Joe..."
    - Frank Scholl
  • "My son is now 30 years old and a father of 4. Thanks to Dr..."
    - Terri Lewis
  • "Mi hijo Luis Alfonso de Venezuela, fue bendecido por las..."

Dr. Mark Mansfield Boucek, an interventional cardiologist who headed the pediatric cardiovascular service at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood -- and whose advances have helped heal thousands of damaged young hearts -- died of pancreatic cancer on Feb. 26. He was 59. A specialist in pre- and post-transplant care, Boucek joined the Joe DiMaggio staff in 2005. He was recruited to develop a comprehensive program for youngsters with heart disease.
Published in the Miami Herald from Mar. 3 to Apr. 3, 2009
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