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Dr. Michael B Pliam M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Michael B Pliam M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

1665 Toyon Ct San Mateo CA, 94403



Dr. Michael Pliam is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in San Mateo, CA. Dr. Pliam specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Pliam typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.

Education and Training

University of Minnesota Medical School 1964

Univ of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 1964

Board Certification

Surgery American Board of Surgery ABS

Thoracic Surgery American Board of Thoracic Surgery ABTS

Provider Details

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  • L D S Hospital, Thoracic Surgery; Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, General Surgery; Brigham & Women'S Hosp, General Surgery; Kings County Hosp Ctr, General Surgery; Fairview-Univ Med Ctr, General Surgery

Dr. Michael B Pliam M.D.'s Practice location

Dr. Michael Pliam, MD

1665 Toyon Ct -
San Mateo, CA 94403
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New patients: 650-577-1264, 650-577-1264
Fax: 650-350-1005, 650-350-1005

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