Dr. Ernest DeBakey's general surgery practice in South Alabama spanned six decades and over 40,000 major surgical procedures.
Recognized by his peers as one of the preeminent general surgeons in the Southeast, he never sought fame or recognition.
During his distinguished career,
Dr. DeBakey served as mentor to many young medical students. Today this mentoring
process continues through the
Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation, established to benefit medical research, education and general well-being
needs of the community.
DR. ERNEST G. DEBAKEY
In Loving Memory of
MARSHA L. DEBAKEY
The Foundation continues it's dedication to advancing meaningful, measurable improvements in the way of health care delivery to the communities of within the Gulf Coast Region.
The Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation serves the region by supporting medical needs and health care entities working to transform communities and enhance opportunities for better health care. The DeBakey Foundation is also committed to addressing the need
of primary care physicians in rural areas by way of offering medical scholarship opportunities.
For more information on the Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation or questions regarding our Funding Requests, please submit your information and brief questions or comments below.