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About Eugene Golts, MD

Eugene Golts, MD, is a board-certified general and cardiothoracic surgeon who performs the full scope of cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic organ transplantation. Dr. Golts is surgical director of the Lung Transplant Program at UC San Diego Health.

An associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr Golts' clinical and research interests include treating aortic disease with open and endovascular techniques, surgical treatment of atrial arrhythmias, minimally invasive aortic valve surgery, coronary revascularization, as well as ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation.

He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Golts earned his medical degree from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Golts was a nurse anesthetist in his native Ukraine, and worked as an ICU nurse in Northern California after immigrating to the United States in 1992. He appreciates his nursing background for giving him a unique perspective on the patient and family experience in hospital settings.

Dr. Golts serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and is the co-author of many research papers and surgical textbook chapters. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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For more information, see Cardiovascular Services and Transplantation.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Russian
  • Ukranian

Date Joined Staff

  • 2009-10-13

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Tracheal Bronchial Reconstructions
  • Lung Transplantation
  • High Risk Coronary Revascularization
  • Minimally Invasive Approach
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Ablation
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Myocardial Infarction
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted