Dr. David M. West, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 39

540 South St Suite 306
Greensburg, PA 15601
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Dr. West's Experience

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Dr. West's Specialties

Procedures Dr. West Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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Conditions Dr. West Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Excela Health - Excela Westmoreland Hospital
532 West Pittsburgh Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Excela Health Frick Hospital
508 South Church Street
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

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Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. West

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Assocs
Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Assocs
540 South St Suite 306
Greensburg, PA 15601
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    Dr. West's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2006
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. West

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    West Virginia University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    Allegheny General Hospital
    Complete in 2007
    University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. West & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. West's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. West has admitting privileges:

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    • Excela Health - Excela Westmoreland Hospital

    • Excela Health Frick Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. West

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. West's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. West
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. West accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Assocs
    540 South St Suite 306
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    (724) 837-8959 (Office)
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