Expert surgeon David Haybron specializes in mitral valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive aortic surgery, and aortic arch aneurysm repairs. David Haybron frequently gives presentations on topics related to cardiothoracic medicine. He was a featured speaker at the Blood in Motion 2011 Symposium on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and he has lectured on mitral valve repair, the management of infective endocarditis, and atrial fibrillation treatment at Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Haybron has also co-authored several articles that have been published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the American Journal of Physiology, and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Research he performed on nitric oxide metabolism contributed to a 2000 Nobel Prize in Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.Dr. Haybron has served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of various hospital committees, including the Western Pennsylvania Invasive Procedures Committee, the Western Pennsylvania Allegheny Health System System-Wide Blood Utilization Committee, and the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Western Pennsylvania Hospital. He is a current member of the Cardiovascular Surgery Science Counsel of the American Heart Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Zollinger Surgical Society.A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Physicians, David Haybron has been licensed to practice medicine since 1994.