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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


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

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018)
  • Heart Achievement Award, American Heart Association
  • Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association
  • "Top Doctor" awards, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd

Glenn W. Laub, MD, 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 defibrillators, used to detect irregularities in heart rhythms 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


  • 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.