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Glenn W. Laub

Glenn W. Laub, MD

Chair and Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery


Department: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education

  • MD - Dartmouth Medical School
  • Biochemical Engineering - Yale University

Awards & Honors

  • Heart Achievement Award, American Heart Association
  • Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association
  • "Top Doctor" awards, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd

Glenn W. Laub has performed over 5,000 cardiac surgery operations and has pioneered minimally invasive coronary and valve procedures. He has invented several surgical devices to improve outcomes during heart surgeries.

He also started a company, Defibtech, an award-winning manufacturer of lifesaving AEDs or automatic external difibrillators, used to detect irregularities in heart rhythyms and treat them by electrical therapy. Dr. Laub holds over 40 patents for medical devices, including a less invasive catheter used to connect patients to a heart-lung machine, and one that measures blood flow in a patient's leg.

He was founding president of the 21CCSS, an international cardiac surgery society.

Clinical Services

Heart bypass surgery - minimally invasive, Heart murmurs and other sounds, Heart valve surgery, Minimally invasive heart surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Heart surgery

Residencies

  • Surgery - NYU Langone Medical Center

Glenn Laub, MD, is professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Practice Office

Hahnemann University Hospital
230 North Broad Street
744 North Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.7802
Fax: 215.762.1858