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Doctor and two Celtics have a heartfelt bond

Dr. Lars Svensson has performed hundreds of heart surgeries, preserving the quality of life for patients from all walks of life, of different nationalities and backgrounds.

He works at the renowned Cleveland Clinic, one of the foremost hospitals for heart treatment and surgery. It is where Celtics forward Jeff Green and center Chris Wilcox had their lives and NBA careers saved with aortic surgeries separated by three months.

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