Dr. Gert D. Pretorius, MD

Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

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Accepting new patients 11 years of experience


Dr. Gert D. Pretorius, MD is a Surgeon in La Jolla, CA. He specializes in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), and has 11 years of experience. He graduated from University of Pretoria / Faculty of Medicine and he is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Dr. Pretorius works at UC San Diego Health. He frequently treats conditions like Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Valve Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Dr. Pretorius also conducts Heart...

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Mar 9, 2019

Dr. Pretorius performed heart transplant surgery. He is fantastic surgeon and did an excellent work.

if anybody need a surgeon, Dr. Pretoriuis is the best.

About Dr. Gert D. Pretorius, MD


  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Years of Experience

11 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English



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  • University of Pretoria / Faculty of Medicine


UC San Diego Health

9300 Campus Point Dr,

La Jolla, CA 92037


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  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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