We found 4 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Coventry Gold near Youngstown, OH.

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Dr. Lawrence Ira Schmetterer, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
790 Boardman - Canfield Road; Suite 3
Boardman, OH
 

Dr. Lawrence Schmetterer is a physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schmetterer takes.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
540 Parmalee Avenue; Suite 510
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. Lucas Henn's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He studied medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
540 Parmalee Avenue; Suite 510
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. Alejandro Franco is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Youngstown, OH. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
540 Parmalee Avenue; Suite 510
Youngstown, OH
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fulton is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Youngstown, OH. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Fulton studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic 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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