Dr. David L Galbut MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. David Galbut is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and Baptist Hospital of Miami. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Galbut accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and one of 13 at Baptist Hospital of Miami who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Hospital of Miami
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Jackson Health System

Jackson South Community Hospital

North Shore Medical Center

South Miami Hospital

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1979

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1979–1981

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Bilateral internal mammary artery grafting reverses the negative influence of gender on outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
Kurlansky, P. A.,Traad, E. A.,Dorman, M. J.,Galbut, D. L.,Zucker, M.,Ebra, G.

Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting Enhances Survival in Diabetic Patients: A 30-Year Follow-Up of Propensity Score-Matched Cohorts.
Dorman, M. J., Kurlansky, P. A., Traad, E. A., Galbut, D. L., Zucker, M., Ebra, G.

Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting improves long-term survival in patients with reduced ejection fraction: A propensity-matched study with 30-year follow-up.
Galbut, D.L., Kurlansky, P.A., Traad, E.A., Dorman, M.J., Zucker, M., Ebra, G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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