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Constantine Athanasuleas, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Florence, AL, University of Alabama Hospital


Thoracic Surgery Florence, AL

Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor, Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Athanasuleas

Dr. Constantine Athanasuleas is a thoracic surgeon in Florence, AL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Alabama Hospital, UAB Highlands, North Alabama Medical Center, and Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice 42 years. Dr. Athanasuleas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at UAB Highlands and one of 32 doctors at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Thoracic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Greek. He has more than 50 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Oakland Campus
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Oakland CampusResidency, Surgery, 1981 - 1982
  • Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University
    Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford UniversityFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1976 - 1980
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareInternship, Transitional Year, 1975 - 1976
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1977 - Present
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 1982 - 2023
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2013-2014
  • Fellow American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
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Publications & Presentations


Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Greek

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AmeriHealth Direct POS
    AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    AmeriHealth PPO
    AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    BCBS Alabama PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    Horizon BCBS HMO
    Horizon BCBS POS
    Horizon BCBS PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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