Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Bassett Heart Care Institute

March 1, 2014

Cooperstown, N.Y. –

Subashini Daniel, M.D., has joined the Bassett Heart Care Institute as a cardiothoracic surgeon and will provide care at Bassett Medical Center. Prior to joining Bassett Healthcare Network, she was a clinical assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, practicing primarily at their outreach site in Monterey County, Calif. 

“We are very fortunate to have Dr. Daniel come to Bassett as our newest cardiothoracic surgeon,” said John Kelley, M.D., division chief of cardiac surgery and co-director of the Bassett Heart Care Institute. “She will be a key team member working to ensure we continue to provide outstanding cardiac care to our patients in central New York.”

Dr. Daniel has held faculty positions as an assistant professor at Stanford University, University of California, San Francisco, and University of California, San Francisco-Fresno.

She earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Washington and completed her general surgery residency at the University of Vermont. Dr. Daniel’s fellowship training includes a research fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Hawaii, as well as a fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Wash. She went on to complete a fellowship in cardiac surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, and was recruited to their faculty upon graduation, with a focus in heart and lung transplantation.

Her interests include end-stage heart and lung disease and mechanical heart technologies, as well as medical education and health care policy. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Society of Women in Thoracic Surgery.

To learn more about services available at the Bassett Heart Care Institute, call 1-800-BASSETT.

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