Ziv Gamliel, MD| Thoracic Surgery | MedStar Health

Ziv Gamliel, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (677 reviews)

Specialities: Thoracic Surgery

Languages: English

443-777-6399

About me

Ziv Gamliel, MD, is chief of Thoracic Surgery at The Angelos Center for Lung Diseases at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital. Dr. Gamliel attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, where he received his medical degree, and completed his internship in Surgery and residency in General Surgery. Dr. Gamliel then completed two more fellowships, one in Lung Transplantation and the other in Thoracic Surgery at University of Toronto. He has also completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Harvard Medical School.

Board certified in Surgery, Dr. Gamliel specializes in non-cardiac surgery of the chest, treating conditions that include lung cancer, bullous lung disease, esophageal cancer, benign esophageal disorders, mediastinal tumors and tumors of the chest wall. He has extensive experience performing minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Gamliel is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. When he is not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Ziv Gamliel, MD, FACS, was named a 2020 "Top Doc" in Thoracic Surgery by Baltimore magazine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Thymus Cancer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achalasia
  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Tumor
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Hamartoma Of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Main Bronchus
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Sequestrum Of Lung
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Malignancy
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Decortication Of Lung
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Lung Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Mycetoma Resection
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Plication Of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication Of The Diaphragm
  • Repair Of Diaphragm
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
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Practice locations

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9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 2300
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7911

Fax 443-777-6311

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Other Certification: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, -

Residency Program: University of Toronto Hospital (1997)

Fellowship Program: University of Toronto Hospital (1997)

Fellowship Program: Harvard Medical School (1995)

Fellowship Program: University of Toronto Hospital (1995)

Residency Program: University of Toronto Hospital (1994)

Internship Program: University of Toronto Hospital (1988)

Medical School: University of Toronto (1987)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2014-2015, 2017-2020

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Jul 21, 2022

    Dr. Gamliel is excellent. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

  • Jul 19, 2022

    Dr. Gamliel is the most thorough doctor who has ever treated me. His pleasing personality makes the experience even better.

  • Jul 12, 2022

    Dr Gamliel is the best