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

Dr. Ravi Chandra, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1920 Sw 20th Place; #100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Ravi Chandra is an Ocala, FL physician who specializes in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He studied medicine at Osmania University and Gandhi Medical College. He honors 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 Thoracic Surgery
4600 Sw 46th Court; Suite 250
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Alesnik is a thoracic surgeon in Bradenton, FL and Ocala, FL. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Alesnik attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Fellow, American College of Surgeons.

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

Dr. Robert Kuykendall specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Ocala, FL. He accepts 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 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Dr. John Alan Galat, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1511 Sw 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. John Galat is an Ocala, FL physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Galat average 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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

Dr. David Lammermeier specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Ocala, FL. Dr. Lammermeier attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

Dr. Omeni Osian is an Ocala, FL physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1740 Se 18th Street; Suite 1201
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Bao-Thuy Hoang is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Hoang is in-network for 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) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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

Dr. Sooyoung Chung is an Ocala, FL physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chung takes.

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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.