Robert L. Shuman, MD

Dr. Shuman is a Board Certified Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon. After graduating from Bowman Gray School of Medicine, he received six years of general and vascular surgical training at UC San Diego. His cardiac training in Chicago covered all three aspects: complex cardiac, thoracic and major vascular surgery.

He has been in private practice at Long Beach Memorial Center since 1979 and was voted one of L.A.'s Best Physicians in 1996.

Dr. Shuman has a special interest in aortic dissections. His bibliography includes eleven publications and one major movie presented at The American College of Surgeons and The International College of Surgeons.

His private practice in cardiovascular thoracic surgery is located at 701 E. 28th St., Suite 101, Long Beach. Phone: (562)595-8646

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic / Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Date Completed:
June 1 1970
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
Rush-Presbyterian - St Luke's Medical Center
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC San Diego Medical Center

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations