We found 3 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept TRICARE Prime Remote near San Francisco, CA.

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Dr. Brett Courtney Sheridan, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
2340 Clay Street; Suite 114
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Brett Sheridan is a cardiac surgeon in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Sheridan's clinical interests encompass heart transplant. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Heart Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent A Gaudiani, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
2340 Clay Street; Suite 114
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Vincent Gaudiani's specialties are thoracic surgery and transplant surgery. He practices in Mountain View, CA, Monterey, CA, and Redwood City, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gaudiani is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Gaudiani completed residency programs at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Stanford University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. He is conversant in Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Dr. Gaudiani has an open panel.

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Dr. G James James Avery II, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
2340 Clay Street; Suite 114
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. G. Avery works as a chest surgeon. His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Avery include heart transplant. The average patient rating for Dr. Avery is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Avery takes. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Avery has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Transplant, Mediastinal Tumor, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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What is Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty that provides surgical care for the chest. Most often this means heart or lung surgery, but it can also include surgery on the esophagus, breastbone, or chest wall. Some cardiothoracic surgeons may specialize in the surgical treatment of children, or focus on a specific organ or surgical procedure.

Some of the diseases and procedures that a cardiothoracic surgeon might handle include:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • GERD, or severe acid reflux
  • Heart or lung transplants

Cardiothoracic surgeons may use various types of imaging, such as an electrocardiogram or CT scan, to diagnose problems and plan the operation. They may also offer minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, if appropriate, to lower the risk of scarring and infection.

Cardiothoracic surgery is an older medical specialty, but it is still one of the most amazing. Often patients who need a cardiothoracic surgeon are extremely sick, suffering from an illness that will kill them without intervention. With surgery, however, they often make a complete recovery.
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