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Daniel Bethencourt, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Asbestosis Diffuse Pleural Thickening Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Effusions Pleural Mesothelioma Pleuritis

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Daniel Bethencourt is a recognized thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Long Beach, California. He received his medical diploma from Yale University School of Medicine in 1979. Dr. Bethencourt completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center and a residency in thoracic surgery at UCLA Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board in thoracic and cardiac surgery and his sub specialty is general cardiac surgery. He is affiliated with several hospitals in the area, including Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. This doctor was awarded five honors:

  • Education & Training


    Yale University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    UCLA Medical Center



    University of Texas Health Science Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (562) 933-2000

    2801 Atlantic Ave

    Long Beach, California 90806

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    Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (714) 378-7000

    9920 Talbert Ave

    Fountain Valley, California 92708

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Daniel Bethencourt has contributed to 3 publications.

    Comprehensive Hemodynamic Comparison and Frequency of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch between the St. Jude Medical Trifecta and Epic Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves.

    Yadlapati, A.,Diep, J.,Barnes, M.,Grogan, T.,Bethencourt, D. M.,Vorobiof, G.; J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014 Feb 19.

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    Dual anterior and posterior mitral valve clefts evaluated by 3-dimensional echocardiography with robot-assisted surgical correction.

    Barseghian, A., Bethencourt, D.M., Vorobiof, G.; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb.

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    Thoracoscopic microwave epicardial ablation: feasibility for the treatment of idiopathic sinus node tachycardia.

    Shandling, A. H., Rieders, D., Bethencourt, D. M.; Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jan.

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    American Association for Thoracic Surgery

    American College of Chest Physicians

    American College of Surgeons

    American Medical Association

    International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons