Dr. Seth D Force MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Seth Force is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 21 at Emory University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #44 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 2001

Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2003

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Severe mitral regurgitation unmasked after bilateral lung transplantation.
Udoji, T. N.,Force, S. D.,Pelaez, A.

Thoracoscopy Without Lung Isolation Utilizing Single Lumen Endotracheal Tube Intubation and Carbon Dioxide Insufflation.
Sancheti, M. S.,Dewan, B. P.,Pickens, A.,Fernandez, F. G.,Miller, D. L.,Force, S. D.

Surgical biopsy of suspected interstitial lung disease is superior to radiographic diagnosis.
Kayatta, M. O.,Ahmed, S.,Hammel, J. A.,Fernandez, F.,Pickens, A.,Miller, D.,Staton, G.,Veerarghavan, S.,Force, S.

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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
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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