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    #1

    I was also very calm because the Head of Department perform the surgery for me.

    I was also very calm because I had the Head of Department perform the surgery for me.

    I was also very calm because the Head of Department perform the surgery for me.

    Which is the correct sentence? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: I was also very calm because the Head of Department perform the surgery for me.

    The first is correct.

    The second would be correct with 'performed' instead of 'perform'.

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    #3

    Re: I was also very calm because the Head of Department perform the surgery for me.

    I'd say "on me" if I were the patient.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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