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New Cardiothoracic Surgeon joins the BHS Heart Team

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New Cardiothoracic Surgeon joins the BHS Heart Team

Butler Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dinesh Bhaskaran, M.D., F.A.C.S. to the BHS Heart Team. Dr. Bhaskaran brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in high quality cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgical care to the team. His extensive training includes high risk coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures, TAVR, the insertion of mechanical support devices such as ECMO and complex aortic valve surgeries. His vascular experience encompasses both open and endovascular work. He recently embarked on a robotic thoracic program. Dr. Bhaskaran is a leader in his field with over 16 years of experience.

Dr. Bhaskaran earned his medical degree from the University of Zambia. He completed an internship in general surgery at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA, a residency in general surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at SUNY Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, and a fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He has collaborated on numerous studies and publications. He comes to us from a successful tenure at Heritage Valley Health System where he was most recently the Vice Chairman in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Bhaskaran is American Board Certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. To learn more about the BHS Heart Team and our comprehensive heart health services visit or call 724-282-4370 to schedule an appointment.