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We found 5 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Platinum POS near Media, PA.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1098 West Baltimore Pike; Riddle Health Center 3, Suite 3411
Media, PA
 

Dr. Hassan Vakil is a specialist in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Media, PA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He obtained his medical school training at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Vakil has received the following distinction: "Top Doctors" in General Surgery, Main Line Today. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Stacey Su, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
30 Lawrence Road; Suite 700
Broomall, PA
 

Dr. Stacey Su's specialties are general surgery and thoracic surgery. She practices in Philadelphia, PA, Drexel Hill, PA, and Broomall, PA. She is rated highly by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Su include esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. Dr. Su accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA); NIH Research Training Grant, Division of NIDDK; and Warren-Whitman-Richardson Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Su (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Her professional affiliations include 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)

Dr. Patrick Ross Jr., PhD, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1098 W. Baltimore Pike; Riddle Health Center 3, Suite 3308
Media, PA
 

Dr. Patrick Ross' specialties are general surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Ross include esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Aetna HSA, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ross's office for an appointment. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Ross trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University.

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Clinical interests: Mediastinal Cancer, Thymectomy, Acid Reflux, Esophagectomy, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael James Walker, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
1098 W. Baltimore Pike; Riddle Hospital Health Center 3, Suite 3
Media, PA
 

Dr. Michael Walker's areas of specialization are surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and thoracic surgery. He is especially interested in lung cancer and mediastinal cancer. Dr. Walker is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Walker has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Mediastinal Cancer, Thymectomy, Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Tumor, Robotic Surgery

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 233
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Karl Grunewald, who practices in Upland, PA, Broomall, PA, and Chester, PA, is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Grunewald honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Christiana Care Health System and Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Grunewald has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Docs" in Cardiology, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine. Dr. Grunewald (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and Portuguese.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Resection, Heart Valve Repair, Heart Valve Disease, Heart Problems, Lung ... (Read more)

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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.