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Douglas Minnich, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Douglas Minnich is a cardiac and thoracic surgeon from Birmingham, Alabama who is affiliated with many hospitals near the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, but also the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham. He did a fellowship in thoracic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, and then he completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Florida. He is board certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery, but also in general surgery.

  • Education & Training


    Indiana University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Florida



    Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Birmingham VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 933-8101

    700 South 19th Street

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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    UAB Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 934-3411

    1802 6th Ave S

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Douglas Minnich has contributed to 2 publications.

    Robotic lobectomy can be taught while maintaining quality patient outcomes.

    Cerfolio, R. J.,Cichos, K. H.,Wei, B.,Minnich, D. J.; J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 1900 Jan 01.

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    Retention Rate of Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopic Placed Fiducial Markers for Lung Radiosurgery.

    Minnich, D. J.,Bryant, A. S.,Wei, B.,Hinton, B. K.,Popple, R. A.,Cerfolio, R. J.,Dobelbower, M. C.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2015 Aug 01.

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    American College of Surgeons