Dr. Michael Black, MD

Dr. Michael Black, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Michael Black, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, and more.

927 45th St Ste 301

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Black performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
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more than 16% of peers
Heart Surgery
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more than 9% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Newborn Hypoxemia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Vascular Disease
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32  Procedures

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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.

Education

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Toronto, Canada
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Ottowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Thoracic Surgeon, San Francisco Magazine, 2005
  • Best Doctors in America, 2002-2004,
Media & Publications
  • Pediatric Minimal Access Surgery, Taylor & Francis Group p. 409-420, Chapter 33, 2005
  • Ventricular Septal Defects, Yang, Cameron, Ed p. 740-742, 2004
  • Novel Approach to Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction Using Stentless Porcine Valves, Black M.D., Ley J., Refal A.M., Shaw D., Jan: 85(1): 195-8 SRI, 2008
  • Regional Low-Flow Perfusion versus Circulatory Arrest in Neonates: One-Year Neurodevelopmental Outcome, Black M.D. (Commentary). Vsconti K.J., Rimmer M.S., Gauvreau K. et al., 82:2207-2213, 2006
  • Modification of an Extracorporeal Life Support Circuit for Intraoperative Correction of Complex Congenital Heart Disease, Toomasian J.M., Vricella L.A., Black M.D., 22:35-40 SRI, 2007
  • Diffuse ST Segment Elevation: A Common Feature Following Minimally Invasive ASD Closure, Pike N., Vricella L., Ford R., Coady M., Coll A., Black M.D., SRI, 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Black's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Black to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Black's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Our son, Viggo, is now 12 years old. Never sick, rock climbs, joyous. At his 4 month well check we were alerted to his congenital heart defect, one of the most extreme cases of coarctation of the aorta that our cardiologist had ever seen in 45+ years of practice. We were immediately referred to Dr....more
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Dr Black has been my son's cardilogist for over 8 years and performed open heart surgery when many would not touch him... Dr Black is innovative, and highly skilled, yet made sure I was realistic on my expectations. He spoke to me about longevity and alternative therapies and potential reversal....more
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Caring, skillful, brilliant, and accessible. He treated our child with severe Chad and she is doing extremely well. He got her into treatment when other beds cardiologists were doing nothing.
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