Dr. John W Hengesh MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Hengesh is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Palm Springs, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Desert Regional Medical Center and Eisenhower Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 54 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Desert Regional Medical Center and one of 6 at Eisenhower Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1961–1962

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1964–1968

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1968–1971

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Internship, Transitional Year, 1960–1961

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1960

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pneumothorax caused by acupuncture.
Valenta, L. J., Hengesh, J. W.

Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic patients.
Javid, H., Ostermiller, W. E., Hengesh, J. W., Dye, W. S., Hunter, J. A., Najafi, H., Julian, O. C.

Natural history of carotid bifurcation atheroma.
Javid, H., Ostermiller, W. E., Hengesh, J. W., Dye, W. S., Najafi, H., Julian, O. C.

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