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Bethencourt Speaks to San Antonio’s Journal Club

Daniel M Bethencourt, MD On July 7th 2015, Cardiac Surgeon Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD, who specializes in robotic and minially invasive cardiac surgery as well as performing the NUSS procedure for patients with Pectus Excavatum (sunken chest), went to Riverside California … Continue reading

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

  It was easy for René LePage to dismiss the extreme exhaustion. Like many wives and mothers, she wore a number of hats—employee, community volunteer, tutor, chauffeur, cook—so she didn’t think too much of it when she began dropping off … Continue reading

Performance of the SJM Trifecta Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve

    In July 2014 Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD along with 5 other providers published a paper in the Journal of Heart Valve Disease called “Comprehensive Hemodynamic Performance and Frequency of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch of the St. Jude Medical Bioprosthetic Aortic … Continue reading