We found 4 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold EPO near Leesburg, FL.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
700 Doctors Court
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Wistar Moore works as a cardiothoracic surgeon in Leesburg, FL. Dr. Moore's patients gave him an average rating of 1.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Moore trained at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
8110 County Road 44 Leg A
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Maohao Han practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
700 Doctors Court
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Robert Richardson is a physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Richardson graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
700 Doctors Court
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Cook's area of specialization is cardiothoracic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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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