We found 12 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Silver near Abington, PA.

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Dr. Abbas El Sayed Abbas, MS, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Abbas Abbas is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Abbas is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He has received distinctions including New Orleans Super Doctors and Best Doctors in Louisiana. Dr. Abbas is professionally affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Acid Reflux, Lung Problems, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymoma, Barrett's ... (Read more)

Dr. Stacey Su, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stacey Su's areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; she sees patients in Philadelphia, PA, Drexel Hill, PA, and Broomall, PA. These areas are among her clinical interests: esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. Dr. Su's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Su attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. She has received the following distinctions: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA); NIH Research Training Grant, Division of NIDDK; and Warren-Whitman-Richardson Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Su (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. She is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Mediastinal Disease, Acid Reflux, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Colleen Gaughan, who practices in Lancaster, PA and Abington, PA, is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. In her practice, Dr. Gaughan focuses on thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. She is affiliated with Lancaster General Health. Before completing her residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Gaughan attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Gaughan takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Rohinton J Morris, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Rohinton Morris' area of specialization is cardiothoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: rheumatic heart disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Morris has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Morris completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs; and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2015,2014,2013,2012,2011. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Morris welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Rheumatic Heart Disease, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Septal Defect, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Mauricio Garrido is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. After completing medical school at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Garrido performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Abington Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures

Dr. Prashant C Shah, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Prashant Shah's medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Scott & White Healthcare. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Shah accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Satoshi Furukawa, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
700 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Satoshi Furukawa sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialty is cardiac surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Furukawa's areas of expertise include holistic medicine, heart transplant, and aortic aneurysm. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Furukawa honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015, 2016. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Septal Defect, Heart Valve Surgery, Cardiac ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1245 Highland Avenue, Suite 401; Price Medical Office Building
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Walter Scott's areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Abington, PA and Philadelphia, PA. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Scott has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center, Abington Health, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1648 Huntingdon Pike
Meadowbrook, PA
 

Dr. Alberto Larrieu is a medical specialist in emergency medicine and cardiothoracic surgery. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larrieu honors. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Jeanes Hospital Physicians Office Building, 7500 Central Avenue; Suite 208
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Boova is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Jeanes Hospital. Dr. Boova studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stacey Brann works as a thoracic surgeon. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brann accepts. Dr. Brann's professional affiliations include Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Jeanes Hospital.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
7500 Central Avenue; Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Paul Vanbemmelen is a vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery specialist. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Temple University Hospital (TUH) and Jeanes Hospital.

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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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