Dr. Malcolm Dorman, MD

Dr. Malcolm Dorman, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Dr. Malcolm Dorman, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Il in 1967 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

3375 Burns Rd Ste 101

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Contact Information

(561) 622-6550

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
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Heart Surgery
more than 15% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 10% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 9% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

17  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, New Jersey
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • University Of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Il
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, Tx-Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Associate Clinical Professor-Florida Atlantic University
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • Baylor College Of Medicine-Chief Resident, Under Dr. Michael Debakey
    Other Education | Completed 1974
  • Resident, Baylor College Of Medicine-Train With Dr. Michael Debakey
    Other Education | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • FMA - A Physician Who Cares, 2005-2008
  • Humanitarian Award-Miami Heart Institute, 1990-1992
  • American Thoracic Society Scholarship, 1970
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator - AICD / Once FDA Approved - First Implantation of AICD in the U.S. at Miami Heart Institute, Miami Beach, Florida, 1982
  • The Distinguished Guardian of Israel Award, 2010
  • Sun Dial Award - Miami Heart Institute, 1983
  • First Surgeon in South Florida to utilize New Annuloplasty Technique by Implanting a Geo Form TM Ring; Mitral Valve Innovations, 2006
  • Commencement Lecture-Graduation Ceremony for MedVance Institute, 2006
  • Honored by United States Fleet Forces Command Department of Navy as a Distinguished American Citizen - Norfolk, Virginia, 2008
  • Honoree for Miami-Dade & Broward Counties of Israeli Bonds: Presented with Star of David Award, 2003
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award for 1997, University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School-In recognition for Scientific and Educational contributions to the field of Cardiovascular Surgery, 1997
  • Honored by Miami Heart Institute as"Man of the Year for Extraordinary Efforts on Behalf of the Community", 1995
  • "Humanitarian Award" Miami Heart Institute, 1992
  • Board of Directors of Israeli Bonds, South Florida, 1990
  • Silver Meritorious Award-Miami Heart Institute, 1989
  • Medical Advancement: One of the First Five Suregons in the World to Implant New MYXO ET Logix Ring-Reparing Myxomatous Mitral Valves, 2007
  • Clinical Studies: Human Fibroblast Growth Factor by intramyocardia injection for the treatment of coronary artery disease,
  • Chairman of Real Estate Division-Honoring Itchko Ezratti for Israeli Bonds for Dade County, 2002
  • "Young Leadership Award" Presented by Ambassador Abba Eban of Israel, 1994
  • Clinical Studies: SYNTAX - Revascularization treatment of 3 vessel disease, left main or left main in conjunction with one, two or three vessel disease,
  • Surgical Physician of the Year by Palm Beach County Medical Society, 2008
  • Humanitarian Award-Miami Heart Institute "For Commitment in Excellence in Research and Education", 1994
  • Cardiovascular Benchmarks Award - JFK, 2009
  • Proclamation by City of Aventura, Florida "Dr. Malcolm Dorman Day", Presented by Mayor Jeffrey Perlow, 2003
  • Proclamation by City of Bal Harbour, Florida: "Dr. Malcolm Dorman Day", Presented by Mayor Estelle Stern Speigel, 1995
  • "Man of the Year", Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Presented by: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Honored by Senator Bob Graham, State Reprsentative Elaine Bloom, 1995
  • Clinical Studies: PRIMO-CABG II - Controlled study infusion of Pexelizumab in patients undergoing CABG with cardiopulmonary bypass to reduce reperfusion injury,
  • Honoree for Israeli Bonds, Dade County, Florida, 1990
  • The Distinguished Alumnus Award-University of Health Sciences The Chicago School of Medicine, 1997
  • Honorary Chairman Florida Heart Research Institute and Miami Heart, 2005
  • American Heart Association Co-Chairman Palm Beach County Heart Walk, 2008
  • The Distinguished Guardian of Israel Award: Presented by Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister of the State of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 2006
  • "Man of the Year" Annual Dinner Dance Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Beth Jacob, 1995
  • "Man of the Year" Honoree - Hadassah, 1994
  • Founder and Current Member of the Board of Directors Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 1990
Media & Publications
  • #1 in Cardiovascular Care, 2009
  • Diagnosis of Aortic Aneurysms, 1975
  • Thirty year follow-up defines survival for second IMA in propensity matched groups, 2010
  • "Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting Improves Long-Term Survival in Diabetic Patients" A Thirty Two Year Follow up., 2009
  • The Rationale and Strategy for Surgical Treatment of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, 2006
  • Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting in Women, 1996
  • Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafts in Re-operative and Primary Coronary ByPass Surgery - A Comparative Analysis,
  • Cardiac Valve Replacement - Chapter in "Advances in Clinical Management of Heart Disease", 1976
  • Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting in Patients with Left Main Coronary Artery Disease, 1993
  • Seventeen Year Experience with Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafts, 1990
  • Cardiac Surgery, 2007
  • New Guidelines for Managing Patients with Heart Valve Disease, 2006
  • Mitral Valve Reconstruction Emerging as the Treatment of Choice for Surgical Management of Valvular Heart Disease, 2005
  • Coronary Bypass Grafting in the Elderly Single vs Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafts, 1993
  • Twelve Year Experience with Bilateral Internal Mammary Grafts, 1985
  • Innovations in Cardiac Surgery, 2006
  • Managing the Mitral Valve, 2005
  • Colonic Necrosis Complicating Postoperative Pancreatitis, 1974
  • Healthwatch, 12/27/2005
  • Ask the Experts, 2004
  • Whats New in Cardiovascular Surgery, 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Malcolm Dorman, MD
The best cardiovascular surgeon in our opinion. Travelled 6 hrs to see this world renown surgeon feeling very fortunate he is in Florida. My mom needed aortic valve replacement. Even though the pre testing revealed a rare acquired bleeding disorder, Dr Dorman sought expert opinions and used the...Read More
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