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We found 9 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept BlueSelect near Orlando, FL.

Dr. Kamal Khalili Pourmoghadam, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; Mp 817
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Kamal Pourmoghadam's areas of specialization are general surgery and pediatric cardiac surgery. Dr. Pourmoghadam is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and a graduate of Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center's residency program. He speaks Persian. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Luis J Herrera, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1400 S. Orange Ave. Mp-700
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Luis Herrera's areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Orlando, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Herrera completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Herrera is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Escalon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1400 S Orange Avenue; 4th Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Juan Escalon is a specialist in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Escalon takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. William Michael Decampli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. William Decampli is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in pediatric cardiac surgery. Dr. Decampli is conversant in French. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Orlando Health. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics for his residency. Dr. Decampli accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Malek Hanano, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5694 Windhover Drive
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Malek Hanano's specialties are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. He practices in Davenport, FL and Orlando, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Hanano accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Hanano performed his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mark Sand practices general surgery and thoracic surgery in Orlando, FL. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sand graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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Dr. Jeffrey Norman Bott, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bott is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Bott takes 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 Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Steven J Hoff, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Hoff is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoff accepts. Dr. Hoff studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Hoff is affiliated with Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
201 N Lakemont Avenue; Suite 700
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Meyer is a specialist in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Meyer 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.

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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.