Dr. Gibson is an award-winning cardiologist whose expertise treating medical conditions of the heart has profoundly impacted the lives of countless individuals and their families.
SOUTH BEND, IN, April 27, 2018 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Milton Gibson, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Gibson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Gibson is an award-winning cardiologist whose expertise treating medical conditions of the heart has profoundly impacted the lives of countless individuals and their families. Before retiring in 2005, he dedicated four decades of his life and career to caring for others. He specialized in blood vessels, the heart and the cardiovascular system, which included treating conditions such as heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease and hypertension. In his career, Dr. Gibson held prominent roles, including cardiologist and president of the Heart Group in South Bend, IN, president of Cardiology Associates, Inc., chairman of the Cardiac Committee and the department of medicine at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, assistant clinical professor of medicine at Indiana University and President of the Indiana Affiliate of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Gibson initially pursued an education in electrical engineering until a tragic accident changed the course of his life and career. When one of his best friends was killed in an accident, he realized that life was short and he wanted to help prevent as many people as he could from having to say goodbye to their loved ones. In fact, Dr. Gibson is most proud of instances where a patient was very close to dying and he was responsible for reviving them to better health. To prepare for this courageous career, Dr. Gibson committed himself to his education. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Valparaiso University in 1961 and a Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University in 1965. Thereafter, he was a rotating intern at the Memorial Hospital of South Bend, where he built his skill set by being exposed to many areas of medicine. In 1968, he joined Methodist Hospital Graduate Medical Center, where he completed a residency in internal medicine followed by a fellowship in cardiology. Throughout his career, Dr. Gibson maintained certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Interventional Cardiology until 2010.
Dr. Gibson was the recipient of a Man of the Year Award from St. Joseph County Heart Association. He has been highly regarded in his professional community as evident by his involvement in prominent industry organizations. Dr. Gibson is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, the Council of Clinical Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and the American College of Physicians.
In addition, he served his country as a captain in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968, serving in the Vietnam War. He was subsequently awarded a Decorated Bronze Star for his contributions to the military. Married to Gloria Jean Birky since 1961, he is the proud father of two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys ham radio.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Gibson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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