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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dan Meyer, Thoracic Surgeon, Critical Care Surgeon, Cardiologist is Good. Dr. Meyer has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dan Meyer, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Transplantation
  • Tricuspid Atresia

Education & Awards

Dr. Meyer graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 7 awards.

Spacelab Life Sciences-2 Payload Project Team (1994)
Parkland Surgical Society Clinical Research Award
NASA Group Achievement Award (1994)
Parkland Surgical Society Clinical Research Award (1989)
Teaching Award (1989)
Alan K. Pierce Research Award (1998)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)


Dr. Meyer has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Dan Meyer MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Dan Meyer practice?
Dr. Dan Meyer has 3 office locations.
Dr. Dan Meyer practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Dallas, TX.
See La Jolla Cardiothoracic Surgeons.