Benjamin M. Westbrook, MD, FACS, is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed his surgical internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, CA, followed by surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Westbrook completed his thoracic and cardiovascular training at Boston University Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. He then returned to the Mayo Clinic where he was a surgeon in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery until 1989 when he joined the staff at Catholic Medical Center.He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the College of Chest Physicians. He is a member of the New Hampshire Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the International Society of Vascular Surgery. For more information, please call the Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates at (603) 663-6340 or the Vein Center (603) 627-1887.