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Dr. David Malavé, M.D. 

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David Malavé · Curriculum Vitae

Revised 07 Feburary 2007

Personal Data:

Birth Place:   Aibonito, Puerto Rico

Marital Status:  Married

Certifications:

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Jun 1998, Num. 6121
Recertified, Nov 2006
American Board of Surgery, Feb 1994, Num. 39052
Recertified, Nov 2002
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, Num. 302763
Instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support, Expiration Feb 2011
Advanced Cardiac Life support, Expiration Apr 2009
Basic Life Support, Feb 2008
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Certified 1991

Medical Licenses:

State: Texas, Num. L2440
State: South Carolina, Num. 13097
State: West Virginia, Num. 18805 

Publications:

Radvany, MG; Allan, PF; Frey, WC; Banks, KP; Malave, D. “Pulmonary Radiofrequency Ablation Complicated by Subcutaneous Emphysema and Pneumomediastinum Treated with Fibrin Sealant Injection”; Am J Roent. Oct. 2005; 185(4): 894-898.

Cohen, D.J.; Malave, D.: Et Al.; "Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis: The Role of Oral Bacteria", Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2004, 77: 537-543.

Van Geertruyden, P.H.; Hiles, J.; Meyer, M.; Malave, D. "Body Positioning  and Subsequent Aspiration of Air as Treatment for Air Embolism", submitted as case report for publication.

Lectures:

Esophageal Diseases: Diagnosis & Treatment
Physician Assistant training program
AMEDDCS, Jan 2006
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Thoracic Trauma
10th CSH Predeployment Training
Jan 2006
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Complications after Cardiac Surgery
BAMC, Ward 3 South, Nursing Training Program
Sept 2005
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Management of Penetrating Thoracic Injuries
Camp Anaconda Medical Society
May 2004
Camp Anaconda, Iraq

Co-Author, “Delayed Repair of Thoracic Great Vessel Injury
in a Patient with Multiple Gunshot Wounds”
Case Presentation and Literature Review
23rd Gary P. Wratten Army Surgical Symposium, April 2001

“Valvular Heart Disease: Surgical Management”
Lecture to the San Antonio Chapter, AORN
September 2000
San Antonio, TX

“The Role of Oral Bacteria in Calcific Aortic Stenosis”
2nd Place, Resident Paper Competition
June 1997, Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Gary P. Wratten Surgical Symposium 1991
“Iliac Vein Injury Secondary to Blunt Abdominal Trauma”
Case Presentation and review of literature

Professional Assignments:

June 2006-Present
Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Private Practice)
Alamo Cardiothoracic Surgical Assoc., P.A.
525 Oak Center Dr, Suite 270
San Antonio, TX 78258

Jan 2006-May 2006
Asst. Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery Svc
Attending Surgeon,
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

May 2005-Dec 2005
Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery Svc
Attending Surgeon,
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
 
Nov 2004-Apr 2005
Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon                                  
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

Jan 2004-Sept 2004
Deputy Commander Clinical Services
Attending Surgeon
31st CSH-Balad    
Camp Anaconda, Iraq

Oct 2003-Dec 2003
Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon                               
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
 
July 2002-Sept 2003
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery                              
Program Director, CT Surgery Residency
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

July 2000-June 2002
Asst. Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery                     
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

July 1999-June 2000
Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 

July 1997-June 1999
Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, WA 98431

July 1995-June 1997
(Resident training Cardiothoracic Surgery)           

May 1993-June 1995
Chief, Department of Surgery                             
Raymond W. Bliss Army Hospital
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613

January 1992- April 1993
Chief, General Surgery Service
Raymond W. Bliss Army Hospital
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613

July 1991- December 1991
Staff General Surgeon
Raymond W. Bliss Army Hospital
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613

July 1987-June 1991
(Resident training in General Surgery)

July 1985-June 1987
General Medical Officer    
Moncrief Army Community Hospital
Fort Jackson, SC 29207

July 1984-June 1985
(Internship, Categorical Surgery) 

Other Administrative Duties:

Feb 2002- Dec 2003
Chair
Continuum of Care Functional Management Team
JCAHO Inspection Preparation Program
Brooke Army Medical Center
San Antonio, TX 78234
 
Aug 1999- Dec 2003
Member                                                                     
Hospital Medical Records Review Committee
Brooke Army Medical Center
San Antonio, TX 78234

Jan 2000-June 2002
Chair
Cardiothoracic Performance Improvement Initiative
Brooke Army Medical Center
San Antonio, TX 78234 

Other Professional Activities:

Jan 2006-Present
Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Chicago, IL

Sep 2005-Present
Member, Bexar County Medical Society
San Antonio, TX

Sep 2005-Present
Member, Texas Medical Association   
Austin, TX

June 2003-May 2004
President
San Antonio Cardiovascular Society
Affiliate of the American Heart Association
San Antonio, TX 
 
June 2002-May 2003
Vice-President      
San Antonio Cardiovascular Society
Affiliate of the American Heart Association
San Antonio, TX

May 2002-April 2003
Chairman      
Program Committee
San Antonio Cardiovascular Society
San Antonio, TX

April 200-May 2002
Program Committee Member                                  
San Antonio Cardiovascular Society
San Antonio, TX
 
Aug 1995-Present
Member
San Antonio Cardiovascular Society
Affiliate of the American Heart Association
San Antonio, TX 

Residency Training:

July 1995-June 1997
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency                        
Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX                                                                                                                                                 

July 1987-June 1991
General Surgery Residency
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
El Paso, TX

July 1984-June 1985
Surgical Internship
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Aurora, CO

Civilian Education:

August 1980-June 1984
Univ. of Puerto Rico
Medical Science Campus
School of Medicine
Degree: M.D.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
August 1976-May 1980
Univ. of Puerto Rico
Cayey Univ. Campus
Degree: B.S.
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Cum Laude

August 1973-May 1976
Aibonito High School
Aibonito, Puerto Rico

August 1970-May 1973
Aibonito Junior High School
Aibonito, Puerto Rico

August 1968-May 1970
Federico Degetau
Elementary School
Aibonito, Puerto Rico

August 1964-May 1968
West Leesville                           
Elementary School
Leesville, LA

Military Education:

June 2001
Command and General Staff College                        
Fort Leavenworth, KS

January 1993
AMEDD Officer Advanced Course
Fort Sam Houston, TX

June 1981
AMEDD Officer Basic Course             
Fort Jackson, SC

August 1976- June 1980
Army ROTC, Univ. of Puerto Rico
Cayey Univ. Campus
Cayey, Puerto Rico
(Distinguished Military Graduate)

Military Awards:

Bronze Star
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
National Defense Ribbon (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Combat Action Badge

Professional areas of interest: 

1. Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
2. Thoracoscopic Surgery
3. Mitral valve repair

Other areas of interest:

 1. Golf