Dr. David Canvasser, MD

Dr. David Canvasser, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Canvasser, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pismo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Central Coast Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates

911 Oak Park Blvd Ste 102

Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 56% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 56% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 55% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Canvasser "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Iowa College Of Medicine Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Canvasser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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French Hospital Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Canvasser is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Canvasser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canvasser to family and friends
4.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Canvasser's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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