Dr. David W. Deaton MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. David Deaton is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Springfield, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Deaton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Baystate Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baystate Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1987

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1987 - 1990

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 24 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Myocardial abscess 14 years after coronary bypass grafting.
Alameddine, A. K., Alimov, V. K., Gianturco, L. E., Deaton, D.

Surgical pitfalls of excising an intramyocardial lipoma.
Alameddine, A.K., Alimov, V.K., Turner, G.S., Deaton, D.W.

Helpful maneuvers for controlling bleeding from operative or traumatic vascular injuries.
Alameddine, A.K., Deaton, D.W., Alimov, V.K., Rousou, J.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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