Dr. Alfred S. Casale MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Alfred Casale is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Geisinger Medical Center and one of 2 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1980–1982

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1983–1985

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1983

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1985–1988

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

"ProvenCareSM": a provider-driven pay-for-performance program for acute episodic cardiac surgical care.
Casale, A.S., Paulus, R.A., Selna, M.J., Doll, M.C., Bothe, A.E., McKinley, K.E., Berry, S.A., Davis, D.E., Gilfillan, R.J., Hamory, B.H., Steele, G.D.

Routine use of the left internal mammary artery graft in the elderly.
Gardner, T. J., Greene, P. S., Rykiel, M. F., Baumgartner, W. A., Cameron, D. E., Casale, A. S., Gott, V. L., Watkins, L., Reitz, B. A.

Current indications, risks, and outcome after pericardiectomy.
DeValeria, P. A., Baumgartner, W. A., Casale, A. S., Greene, P. S., Cameron, D. E., Gardner, T. J., Gott, V. L., Watkins, L., Reitz, B. A.

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