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Dr. David West, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Pittsburgh, PA
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David West, MD

Dr. David West, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL / SCHOOL OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY and is affiliated with UPMC Horizon - Greenville, UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Passavant - McCandless and Upmc Jameson. Patients rated Dr. West an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. West works at Practice in Pittsburgh, PA with other offices in New Castle, PA and Jeannette, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. West's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Passavant Hospital
    9100 Babcock Blvd Ste 1135, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 748-6484
  2. 2
    Upmc Jameson
    1211 Wilmington Ave, New Castle, PA 16105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 748-6484
  3. 3
    Upmc Presbyterian
    200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 692-7625
  4. 4
    Norvelt Family Medicine
    520 Jefferson Ave Ste 400, Jeannette, PA 15644 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (724) 261-5556

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • UPMC Horizon - Greenville
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • UPMC Passavant - McCandless
  • Upmc Jameson

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Partial Lung Collapse
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Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Treatment frequency



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Partial Lung Collapse
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Maze Procedure
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Abdominal Pain
Adhesive Pericarditis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Ascites
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Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Bladder Diverticulum
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Cancer
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Testicular Cancer
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Repair
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Colectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tilt_Testing
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1386846640
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL / SCHOOL OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    Dr. David West, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. West is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. West accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    5 patients have reviewed Dr. West. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. West.

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