Dr. Keith A Horvath MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Keith Horvath is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Bethesda, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Hospital and Suburban Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Horvath accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital and one of 4 at Suburban Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Mitral Valve Repairs, Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization, Angiogenesis

Hospital Affiliation

Suburban Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #16 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1994

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1994–1996

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1987

University of Chicago
Other Training, Biology, 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Guide to America’s Top Surgeons

Best Physicians, US News and World Report


Washingtonian’s "Top Doctors"

Start Award, NHLBI

Faculty Research Fellowship, American College of Surgeons

Francis D. Moore Residency Teaching Award, BWH

John A. Dixon Citation for Research, ASLMS

Resident Research Award for Cardiovascular Research, ASLMS

Franklin McClean Research Award

Scholarship, Joseph Collins Foundation

Phi Beta Kappa

Senior Scientific Seminar Honors

Olga Bush Scholar

Publications & Presentations

Do You Need a Basic Science Research Program?
2013 5 3

Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Severe Coronary Artery Disease.
2013 2 26

The STS National Cardiac Database.
2012 12 16

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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