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We found 6 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity near Columbus, GA.

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Specializes in Other, Thoracic Surgery
1920 Warm Springs Road; Suite 1009
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Fred Burdette is a thoracic surgeon in Columbus, GA. Patients rated Dr. Burdette highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2000 10th Avenue; Suite 225
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Peter Seirafi works as a cardiothoracic surgeon. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Seirafi graduated from New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
700 Center Street; Suite 102
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Christopher Hasbach sees patients in Columbus, GA. His medical specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2300 Manchester Expressway; Suite 1009
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Lawhorne is a physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lawhorne takes.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery
710 Center Street
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. James Cunningham's specialties are critical care (intensive care medicine) and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Cunningham accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2300 Manchester Expressway; Suite 1007
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Charles Anderson specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Columbus, GA. Dr. Anderson is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Creighton University 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.