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Marc Gibber, M.D, is New Medical Director at Baptist Health Bethesda Hospital East

March 23, 2023

BOCA RATON – March 23, 2023 – Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon Marc Gibber, M.D., joins Baptist Health as the new medical director and chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Baptist Health Bethesda Hospital East.

“We are honored that Dr. Gibber has joined the Baptist Health leadership team,” says Dr. Joseph McGinn, chief of cardiac surgery and deputy director of Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. “His extensive clinical experience in cardiothoracic surgery, along with his unwavering commitment to the patients he treats, make him a valuable addition to our hospital and community.”
He previously worked as a cardiovascular surgeon at Baptist Health Hospital at Miami and Baptist Health South Miami Hospital. Dr. Gibber performs a wide variety of procedures, including open-heart bypass surgery, arterial grafting, valve repair or replacement, and treats pulmonary disease.

“Dr. Gibber is the perfect person to lead cardiothoracic surgery at Bethesda East Hospital,” says Marcella Gravalese, MBA-HSA, Vice President of Baptist Health Medical Group. “He brings extensive clinical expertise to the job, plus the ability to build teams and foster relationships that will help keep our surgical teams thriving with continuing innovation.” 

Dr. Gibber earned his medical degree at University of Maryland Medical School. He then completed a general surgery residency, cardiothoracic research fellowship and cardiothoracic surgery residency at University of Maryland Medical Center. After his graduate medical education, Dr. Gibber worked as a cardiothoracic surgeon for hospitals in Florida and Tennessee.

He will see patients at 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 and 801 Meadows Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33486.

About Baptist Health 

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.



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