Dr. Marcelo C Dasilva MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Marcelo Dasilva is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and South Shore Hospital. He received his medical degree from University Gama Filho- Medical School and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Dasilva accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital and one of 5 at South Shore Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Turkish, French and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Lung Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Rib Fractures, Thoracic Wall, Ebus, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #5 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

South Shore Hospital

Education & Medical Training

New York Medical College
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996

Penn State University
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1996 - 1997

University Gama Filho- Medical School
Class of 1990

Penn State University
Chief Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1999

Loyola Univ Med Ctr
Residency, Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery and Heart & Lung Transplantation

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

State Medical License

Thoracic Surgery

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE) Scholarship. The Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

The Mark Young International Medical Studies Scholarship. III Annual World Health Care Congress, e.g. National Academy of Sciences

Annual New Era Cardiac Care Scholarship, Dana Point, CA, Thoracic Surgery

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholar of Surgery, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

First Prize at the International Trauma, Anesthesia and Critical Care Society., ITACCS

Certificate of Appreciation, ACS, Clinical Congress, 1995

Board of Regents, ACS

Publications & Presentations

Chest Wall Deformities – Residents Cardiothoracic Lecture.

Pancoast Tumors.

Lung Transplantation.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West 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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