Dr. Daniel Gramins, MD

Dr. Daniel Gramins, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Daniel Gramins, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. Gramins "Daniel Gramins, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon who also serves as surgical director of the cardiothoracic surgery program at TriCity Medical Center. He specializes in the surgical treatment of diseases of the heart and vasculature, lungs and chest wall. In addition to conventional open surgery on the heart, lungs, and major vascular structures, Dr. Gramins performs minimal incision aortic valve surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, video-assisted thoracic surgery, and endovascular interventions on the thoracic and abdominal aorta. Dr. Gramins also has a special interest in adult chest wall surgery, including pectus deformity correction, sternal reconstruction after complications of sternotomy, and chest wall trauma. As a faculty member in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Gramins trains medical students, surgery residents, and thoracic surgery fellows. The majority of his teaching activity is concentrated at the San Diego VA Medical Center, where he is also a staff surgeon in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Section. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Gramins was a captain in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, and served as head of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, as well as a staff surgeon in the Division of Vascular Surgery. He deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan as a vascular and trauma surgeon, and served as head of surgery at the NATO hospital in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Dr. Gramins completed his fellowship training in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, and his residency in general surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He earned his medical degree From Georgetown University School of Medicine and is board-certified in vascular surgery and thoracic and cardiac surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. In addition to the location listed above, Dr. Gramins also sees patients in Oceanside."
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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Vascular Disease

16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Chi/Cmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Carolinas Heart Inst/Carolinas Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Chi/Cmc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gramins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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    10 to 15 minutes
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