Dr. David J Underhill MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. David Underhill is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Hartford, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hartford Hospital and Waterbury Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Hartford Hospital and one of 4 at Waterbury Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Hartford Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Waterbury Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1983

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1987

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1983 - 1985

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1987 - 1989

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Vacuum Assisted Vegetation Extraction for the Management of Large Lead Vegetations.
Patel, N.,Azemi, T.,Zaeem, F.,Underhill, D.,Gallagher, R.,Hagberg, R.,Sadiq, I.

The NOD/RIP2 pathway is essential for host defenses against Chlamydophila pneumoniae lung infection.
Shimada, K.,Chen, S.,Dempsey, P. W.,Sorrentino, R.,Alsabeh, R.,Slepenkin, A. V.,Peterson, E.,Doherty, T. M.,Underhill, D.,Crother, T. R.,Arditi, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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