Dr. David Malave MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. David Malave is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in San Antonio, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Methodist Hospital and Methodist Texsan Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Malave accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Methodist Hospital and one of 3 at Methodist Texsan Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Thoracic, Adult cardiac and thoracic diseases

Hospital Affiliation

University Medical Center at Brackenridge

Methodist Hospital

North Central Baptist Hospital

Methodist Texsan Hospital

Education & Medical Training

William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency, 1997

William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1987 - 1991

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 1984

San Antonio Uniformed Services
Fellowship, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation complicated by subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum treated with fibrin sealant injection.
Radvany, M. G., Allan, P. F., Frey, W. C., Banks, K. P., Malave, D.

Role of oral bacterial flora in calcific aortic stenosis: an animal model.
Cohen, D. J., Malave, D., Ghidoni, J. J., Iakovidis, P., Everett, M. M., You, S., Liu, Y., Boyan, B. D.

Management of condylar fractures in children: review of the literature and case presentations.
Ziccardi, V. B., Ochs, M. W., Braun, T. W., Malave, D. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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