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Worst Foods for your Heart

More than 2,150 Americans die from heart disease every day, which makes it the leading cause of death for both men and women. While family history, exercise and other factors play a role in your heart health, your diet can have a significant impact on your risk of heart disease. … Continue reading

Dr. Bethencourt Presents to Physicians at Kaiser Permanente

Biomet, the makers of the “SternaLock” Microfixation Plates asked cardiac surgeon Dr. Daniel M. Bethencourt to speak to the physicians at Kaiser Sunset in Los Angeles California on  March 17th, 2015 . His presentation called “My Experience with Plate Fixation in the Chest – … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Bypass (CAB) Surgery Southern California

Daniel M. Bethencourt, 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

da Vinci® Robot Cardiac Surgery Los Angeles County

Having performed well over 800 robot assisted cardiac procedures, Daniel M Bethencourt, MD has the expertise and experience you need when looking for a cardiac surgeon you can trust to perform complex heart surgery using minimally invasive techniques, which includes the use to the da Vinci® robot surgical system.Continue reading

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

Annual Wear Red Day (2015)

Friday February 6th is National Wear Red Day. Continue 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

Aortic Valve – Round Table Discussion

During the Annual Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 2015 meeting in San Diego, CA, St. Jude Medical hosted the “Aortic Valve Selection in 2015 – A Round Table Discussion.” As an expert in the field of minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Daniel M.   … 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