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At Beebe Healthcare

Marisa Amaral, MD, MS, is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon who practices at Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery in Lewes. She specializes in the treatment of diseases of the lung, pleura, and mediastinum, and also offers general thoracic surgical procedures. Dr. Amaral is trained to perform surgery using robotic-assisted technology. She advocates for the benefits associated with minimally-invasive approaches to surgical care, and is also championing Beebe’s efforts to build and launch a new, comprehensive, Lung Cancer Screening Program. She sees patients of all ages in both in the hospital at in the outpatient setting.

Education, Training, and Credentialing

Dr. Amaral is a graduate of Albany Medical Center. She completed three residency training programs, with concentration on surgical research and general surgery at Baystate Medical Center, and cardiothoracic surgery at UC-Davis Medical Center. Dr. Amaral’s clinical training concluded with a fellowship focused on thoracic oncology and robotic surgery at Moffitt Cancer Center. She is certified by both the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Earlier Work Experiences

Dr. Amaral joined Beebe Healthcare in 2022 after serving as a staff physician in the cardiothoracic surgery division at James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Her earlier career experiences centered around clinical research work and teaching in both California and Maine.

Personal Notes

Outside of work, Dr. Amaral enjoys kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. As new residents of Sussex County, she and her husband are looking forward to exploring local Farmers Markets and the local beach scene. Dr. Amaral is fluent in Spanish.


Board Certified in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery


This provider sees patients at these locations

Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery Lewes

431 Savannah Road, Suite B Lewes, DE 19958 Get directions