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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 to give a talk entitled “My Experience with Plate Fixation in the Chest – … 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

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