Dr. Ghulam Abbas MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ghulam Abbas is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC East and UPMC McKeesport. He received his medical degree from Aga Khan Medical College and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Abbas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at UPMC East and one of 13 at UPMC McKeesport who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2002

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002 - 2004

Aga Khan Medical College
Class of 1994

Harvard School of Public Health
Other Training, Healthcare , 2011 - 2013

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Anterior Thoracic Surgical Approaches in the Treatment of Spinal Infections and Neoplasms.
Schuchert, M. J.,McCormick, K. N.,Abbas, G.,Pennathur, A.,Landreneau, J. P.,Landreneau, J. R.,Pitanga, A.,Gomes, J.,Franca, F.,El-Kadi, M.,Peitzman, A. B.,Ferson, P. F.,Luketich, J. D.,Landreneau, R. J.

Use of energy-based coagulative fusion technology and lung sealants during anatomic lung resection.
Schuchert, M. J., Abbas, G., Landreneau, J. P., Luketich, J. D., Landreneau, R. J.

Anatomic Segmentectomy for the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule and Early-Stage Lung Cancer.
Schuchert, M. J., Abbas, G., Awais, O., Pennathur, A., Nason, K. S., Wilson, D. O., Siegfried, J. M., Luketich, J. D., Landreneau, R. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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