Dr. Eugene Golts, MD

Dr. Eugene Golts, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Eugene Golts, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiac 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
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Port Placements or Replacements
more than 83% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 72% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Golts' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golts "Eugene Golts, MD, is a board-certified general and cardiothoracic surgeon who performs the full scope of cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic organ transplantation. Dr. Golts is surgical director of the Lung Transplant Program at UC San Diego Health. An associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr Golts' clinical and research interests include treating aortic disease with open and endovascular techniques, surgical treatment of atrial arrhythmias, minimally invasive aortic valve surgery, coronary revascularization, as well as ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation. He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Golts earned his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Golts was a nurse anesthetist in his native Ukraine, and worked as an ICU nurse in Northern California after immigrating to the United States in 1992. He appreciates his nursing background for giving him a unique perspective on the patient and family experience in hospital settings. Dr. Golts serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and is the co-author of many research papers and surgical textbook chapters. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons."
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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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43  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Eugene Golts, MD
In 2011 Dr.Golts perfomed heart bypass surgery, also removal of my upper left lung lobe. This was June 6 of 2011 today is 11/ 22/ 2016. I HIGHLY RECOMEND DR. GOLTS .THANK YOU, AND GOD BLESS ALL. Gary Sisto 68 years,and counting.
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