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Abelardo DeAnda, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Galveston, TX


Thoracic Surgery Galveston, TX

Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery UTMB-Galveston

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Education & Training

  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareFellowship, 1997 - 2000
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareChief Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1997
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareResidency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1996
  • Stanford University ProgPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Cardiovascular Physiology, 1992 - 1994
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareResidency, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareInternship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 1990 - 1991
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford University School of MedicineClass of 1990
  • Stanford UniversityBS, Biomedical Engineering, 1979 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2000 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1993 - 2023
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Hero with a Heart Award Marfan Foundation, 2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2008-2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Historical Perspective of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery: William Elias Adams  
    DeAnda A, Lawton J., J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 1/1/2016
  • Intractable Hematuria after Continuous-flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: A Case Series  
    Son A, Zhao L, Reyentovich A, DeAnda A, Balsam LB, ASAIO J, 1/1/2016
  • Two Roads Diverged: CABG vs PCI for Moderately Stenosed Coronary Arteries [Editorial]  
    Balsam LB, DeAnda A, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Hypothermia during Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Circulatory Arrest Is Not Associated with Increased Postoperative Bleeding following Aortic Surgery
    Stein LH, Rubinfeld G, Balsam LB, Ursomanno P, DeAnda A, Houston Aortic Symposium, 1/1/2015
  • The Impact of Cocaine Use on the Incidence, Presentation, and Outcomes in Acute Aortic Dissection
    Moridzadeh R, DeAnda A, Balsam LB, Mussa F, Aortic Symposium, 1/1/2014
  • Patient Specific Models of Aortic Dissection
    Flamini V, Lavallee SG, Maddalo S, DeAnda A, Griffith BE, BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 1/1/2014
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  • Everything We Know About Aortic Dissections is Wrong 
    Iowa University Medical Center - 1/11/2015
  • The Aortic Root - Challenges in Re-Creating Nature 
    Ohio State University - 1/28/2013
  • Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and Alternatives to Anticoagulation for Cardiac Surgery 
    Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC - 1/20/2013
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