About David G Affleck

David G. Affleck, MD, graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in human biology. He earned a medical degree from the University of Utah, School of Medicine, where he also fulfilled a surgical residency. Following graduation, he completed a fellowship program in cardiothoracic surgery at Washington University, School of Medicine, in St. Louis.

Dr. Affleck specializes in the Maze and Mini-Maze surgical ablation procedures for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias and was among the first in the nation to perform the Mini-Maze. This minimally invasive surgical technique eliminates or decreases irregular heartbeats caused by atrial fibrillation and other cardiac arrhythmias. Dr. Affleck conducts this surgery at MountainStar hospitals in Ogden, Salt Lake City and Orem, and also trains surgeons around the country in this innovative approach.

His highest priority is to improve the lives of his patients. He understands their concerns and is the ultimate patient advocate. To that end, Dr. Affleck helps his patients and their families to understand all of the surgical and medical options available to them.

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Medical School
University of Utah School of Medicine

University of Utah School of Medicine

Cardiothoracic Surgery-Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis



Languages Spoken



Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery

Sub Specialty

Cardiovascular Surgery

Office Locations

MountainStar Cardiovascular Surgery
1160 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: (801) 743-4750
Fax: (801) 743-4765

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Additional Locations

Ogden Regional Medical Center

5475 S. 500 E.
Ogden, UT 84405
Phone: (801) 479-2111