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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 56

1377 E Herndon Ave Ste 104
Fresno, CA 93720
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Dr. Birnbaum's Experience

Dr. Birnbaum's Care Philosophy


  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect

Background Check for Dr. Birnbaum

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellowship, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada - Moderator, Club Mitral, Broussais Hospital, Paris, France, 1993
  • Physicians' Services Inc. Resident Research Paper Award - YAG Laser Fulguration for Palliation of Rectal Tumors, 1990

Media & Publications

  • Direct right atrial catheter insertion with video-assisted thoracic surgery, 1996
  • Is the incidence of recurrent carotid artery stenosis influenced by the choice of the surgical technique? Carotid endarterectomy versus saphenous vein bypass, 1994

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984

Residency Hospital

Queens University, General Surgery, Chief Resident, Kingston, Canada
Complete in 1989
University Of Toronto, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Canada
Complete in 1992

Fellowship Hospital

Broussais Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery, Paris, France
Complete in 1993
St. Michael's Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto, Canada
Complete in 1993

Undergraduate Schools

Mcmaster University
Graduated in 1980

Other Education

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
Complete in 1988
Institute Of Medical Science, University Of Toronto, Master Of Science

Languages Spoken by Dr. Birnbaum & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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