David Cheeran, MD

585.544.6550

David Cheeran, MD

Appointed: 2004

David Cheeran, MD
Department: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Contract Staff
Location: Rochester General Hospital
Mail Code Suite 240
1415 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
WorkAppointment:585.544.6550
WorkFax:585.338.2997
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

David Cheeran, MD, is a Cardiovascular Surgeon and a member of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Surgery Team practicing at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. In 2004, Cleveland Clinic established a formal cardiothoracic surgery partnership with Rochester General Hospital, one of only two Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals in New York. Dr. Cheeran is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Cheeran received his medical degree from the Jawaharlal Institute of Medicine in Pondicherry, India. He completed rotating internships at the Postgraduate Medical Institute in Pondicherry and at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. His surgical residencies were taken at the Postgraduate Medical Institute in Pondicherry, India; at the Law Hospital in Carluke, Glasgow, Scotland; at the Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals of the State University of New York at Buffalo; and at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he was Chief Surgical Resident and where he completed his clinical training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. He continued his surgical training in cardiovascular surgery through a fellowship from the Texas Heart Institute.

The partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Rochester General Hospital is intended to create a sharing of many Cleveland Clinic and Rochester Heart Institute clinical policies, treatment protocols and research opportunities and to enhance clinical integration.

Dr. Cheeran is an Attending Cardiac Surgeon at Rochester General Hospital and Park Ridge Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
Cardiovascular Surgery
Buffalo, NY USA
1984
Fellowship - Texas Heart Institute
Cardiovascular Surgery
Houston, TX USA
1982
Residency - University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital
Surgery
Rochester, NY USA
1981
Internship - Strong Memorial Hospital of The University of Rochester
Surgery
Rochester, NY USA
1978
Residency - Law Hospital
Surgery House Officer
Glasgow Scotland
1977
Residency - Postgraduate Medical Institute
General Surgery
Pondicherry India
1976
Internship - Postgraduate Medical Institute
Rotating Internship
Pondicherry India
1974
Medical School - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research
Pondicherry, India India
1972

Certifications

  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Specialty Interests

Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Bypass Surgery, Heart Surgery Reoperation, Reoperation Valve Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Valve Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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