Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Gal Levy, who serves patients in Texas.


Gal Levy, MD, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with UTMB Health Cardiovascular/ Thoracic Surgery, Galveston & UTMB Health Thoracic Surgery, League City Campus

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Mar 10, 2023 ( – Dr. Levy is a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery with a focus on robotic-assisted thoracic surgery, including lung cancer surgery, esophageal surgery, and thymectomies. 

In addition to thoracic surgery, she performs open heart surgery as well such as coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, and surgery on the aorta.

A UTMB Health provider, Dr. Levy provides her services at the following locations: UTMB Health Cardiovascular/ Thoracic Surgery, Galveston & UTMB Health Thoracic Surgery, League City Campus. She also performs rib fixation and has started a rib fracture clinic with UTMB.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Levy graduated with her medical degree from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in 2008. She then went on to perform her residency in general surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2015, her fellowship in advanced thoracic surgery at Swedish Cancer Center in 2016, and her fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in 2018.

With expertise reigning heavily in the world of heart disease, the doctor is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). The ABTS is an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

Furthermore, Dr. Levy is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Among her professional affiliations, she is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the American Heart Association.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs.

A leading-edge expert in her respective field, Dr. Levy is helping UTMB Health further its mission of improving health by offering innovative education and training, pursuing cutting-edge research, and providing the highest quality patient care.

On a more personal note, she is fluent in both English and Hebrew. 

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