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Daniel Beckles M.D., PhD.

Daniel L. Beckles M.D., PhD., F.A.C.S

Baylor Scott & White Health
2401 S 31st Street
BSWH Cardiovascular Institute
Temple, TX  76508
United States
(254) 724- 5989
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Stony Brook University, New York, B.S. '91, M.S. '94
S.U.N.Y.- Downstate Med Ctr. NY., MD, 1997
S.U.N.Y.-Gen Surgery Residency/PhD. Molecular Bio., 1997-04
Univ of Texas, Southwestern; CT Surgery Residency, 2004-07
Brigham and Women's Hospital-MIS Fellowship, 2008
Board Certified, General Surgery & Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assist. Prof., Mount Sinai Medical Center, N.Y. 2008-2010
Assist. Prof., Univ of Texas Medical Branch (2010-15)
Assoc. Prof., Chief of CTSurgery, SUNY Downstate (2015-18)
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Baylor Scott & White 2019

Other Interests

Adult Cardiac Surgery (complex, redo and valve surgery)
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Valve Repair and Replacement
On and Off-pump Coronary Revascularization
Cardiothoracic Surgery Critical Care
Arrhythmia Surgery, Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
Ventricular Assists Devices
Minimally Invasive Surgery, VATS Lobectomy
Endobronchial and Endoluminal Therapy for Cancer
Esophageal Disease (Benign and Malignant)
Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Transcatheter
  • Robotic
  • VATS
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Transplant
  • Heart Transplant
  • Aorta
  • Critical Care
  • Education
  • Basic science