We found 8 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1431 near Ocala, FL.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
4600 Sw 46th Court; Suite 250
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Alesnik's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Alesnik studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Fellow, American College of Surgeons.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1920 Sw 20th Place; #100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Ravi Chandra's specialties are vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He practices in Ocala, FL. He graduated from Osmania University and Gandhi Medical College. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chandra takes.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1511 Sw 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Robert Kuykendall is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ocala, FL. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Kuykendall accepts 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
1511 Sw 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. David Lammermeier works as a cardiothoracic surgeon. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Lammermeier 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
1511 Sw 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. John Galat practices cardiothoracic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Galat graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1500 Se Magnolia Extension; Suite 203
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Omeni Osian's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School 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
1740 Se 18th Street; Suite 1201
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Bao-Thuy Hoang's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Hoang takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1511 Sw 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Sooyoung Chung's medical specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and 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.