Dr. Michael Black, MD

Dr. Michael Black, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Black's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black treats Heart Disease more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Black treats this condition more than 17% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Black performs Heart Surgery more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Black performs this procedure more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Black's conditions and procedures:

Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autoimmune Diseases
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Fetal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neonatal Care
Newborn Hypoxemia
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Secondary Hypertension
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Syncope
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Tenet Florida Physician Services, we have a commitment to care promise. This commitment extends to the communities we serve, the patients we heal, and the employees that make up our extraordinary team. Our values and mission are the cornerstones to that promise. We are committed to care. We are committed to you.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1995
    Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    The Hospital For Sick Children
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    University Of Ottowa
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    University Of Toronto, Canada
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Black's Reviews

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Based on 17 reviews

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1 Star
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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....Read 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....Read 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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Cigna
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