Dr. David Affleck, MD

Dr. David Affleck, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
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Dr. David Affleck, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

MountainStar Cardiovascular Surgery

1160 E 3900 S Ste 3500

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Utah
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Dr. Affleck's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Affleck performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Affleck performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Affleck treats Vascular Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Affleck treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Affleck treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Affleck treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Affleck's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Central Line Insertion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Marfan Syndrome
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Hypertension
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Dr. Dave Afflecks highest priority is to improve the lives of his patients. He understands their concerns and is the ultimate patient advocate. To that end, Dr. Affleck helps his patients and their families to understand all of the surgical and medic...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2005
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Washington University School Of Medicine / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University of Utah Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1996
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
University of Utah
Undergraduate School
2005
2005
2002
2002
1996
1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Affleck's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Affleck

4.8

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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If you need surgery I would recommend Dr. Affleck and hope he was available,
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I'd suffered with severe symptoms brought on by Atrial-fibrillation for nine years, and after three internal ablations, I received the bad news that I was one of the few that procedure didn't help. The electrophysiologist said I'd have to learn to live with it. However, in January 2010, I underwent...Read More
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Dr. Affleck keeps me informed, answers questions. I feel confident in his surgical abilities.
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I had open heart surgery with Dr Affleck a month ago, and I am doing awesome , do to the positive experience with Dr. Affleck and all his staff . They were all very informative and helpful . I am on my way to a new life , and can only thank Dr. Affleck for that . I would highly recommend him to...Read More
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Dr. Affleck makes me feel like I'm his only patient and is not in a rush to get to his next patient. He has a sense of humor and puts me at ease, while explaining exactly what he's doing.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Utah
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PEHP
PHCS
Private HealthCare Systems
Public Employees Health Plan (PEHP)
Public Employees Health Plan
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Value Care
SelectHealth
Tricare
Standard
USA Managed Care Organization
Wise Provider Networks
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Affiliated Hospitals

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Lakeview Hospital

Bountiful, UT

St. Mark's Hospital

Salt Lake City, UT