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Coronary Artery Bypass (CAB) Surgery Southern California

Daniel M.┬áBethencourt, MD specializes in “complex” robotic surgery and is often able to perform robotic or minimally invasive surgery where many other physicians cannot. One of the many procedures Dr. Bethencourt performs routinely with robot assist is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) or Coronary Artery Revascularzation. … Continue reading

Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Repairing the Heart at Long Beach Memorial

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Bethencourt Receives Applause Award

February 11th, 2015 Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Daniel M. Bethencourt who specializes in Robotic & Minimally Invasive surgery received the “Applause Award” from Long Beach Memorial Medical Center for exceeding expectations for patient care.
Dr. Bethencourt was nominated by his patient J.H., … Continue reading

Mitral Valve Surgery Los Angeles County

From Heart Disease to Hearts-at-Ease with Robotic Assisted SurgeryContinue reading

Robotic Intracardiac Advisory Board Meeting 2015

On January 24th, 2015 at the 42nd Annual Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) held in San Diego, California – Intuitive Surgical (makers of the da Vinci robot) held their “Robotic Intracardiac Advisory Board Meeting” where advisory board member Daniel M. Bethencourt, … Continue reading

da Vinci® Coronary Revascularization in California

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease and is the leading cause of death amongst both men and women in the United States.
CAD occurs when arteries that supply blood become hardened and narrowed due to cholesterol and plaque.Continue reading