Yearly Archives: 2014

Pectus Excavatum Girl

Pectus excavatum is a depression of the breastbone, or sternum, and the lower central portion of the ribs that is caused by an overgrowth of costal cartilage. Typically it becomes apparent by the age of 2 or 3. Dr. Daniel Bethencourt provides patients with a safe, … Continue reading

Pectus Excavatum Southern, CA

Dr. Daniel Bethencourt performs minimally invasive pectus excavatum to patients throughout Southern, CA. … Continue reading

Dr. Daniel Bethencourt Named Physician of the Month

Congratulations to Dr. Bethencourt on being named the physician of the month at Orange Coast Memorial! Dr. Bethencourt provides patients with exceptional care in cardiac robotic assisted surgery. … Continue reading

Dancing For Our Stars Gala Raises More Than $500,000!

The Dancing with our Stars Fundraising Gala for Memorial Health Systems raised more than $500,000 on Feb. 1, 2014! All proceeds for the event went towards the MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute (“MHVI”) so that we can continue to provide excellent care while using the best protocols and technologies available. … Continue reading

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery Program in Southern California

Dr. Daniel Bethencourt and the team at MHVI at Long Beach Memorial perform minimally invasive and robotic, complex cardiac and thoracic surgeries to patients throughout Southern California. Some procedures performed by Dr. Bethencourt include, but are not limited to, minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, … Continue reading

Surgical Options in Heart Surgery

Specializing in minimally invasive, video assisted cardiothoracic surgical procedures, Dr. Daniel Bethencourt has extensive clinical and academic experience that provides a comprehensive surgical approach to diseases of the heart and thoracic cavity. Dr. Bethencourt provides minimally invasive surgical procedures to patients throughout Southern California, … Continue reading