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We found 4 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity near Waukesha, WI.

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Dr. James Driscoll Maloney II, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Uw Cancer Center at Prohealth Care; N16 W24131 Riverwood Drive
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. James Maloney works as a thoracic surgeon and transplant surgeon in Madison, WI and Waukesha, WI. Clinical interests for Dr. Maloney include lung transplant, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital, the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health, and Madison VA Hospital. Dr. Maloney accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maloney obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. His distinctions include: Madison Magazine Top Docs and Physician Excellence Award Madison Magazine Top Docs Madison Magazine Top Docs.

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Clinical interests: Lobectomy, Bronchoscopy, Lung Transplant, Muscle-Sparing Mini-Thoracotomy, Esophagectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Kelemen Iii III, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
721 American Avenue; Suite 510, at Prohealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital - Professional O.
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. John Kelemen works as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Kelemen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Kelemen attended medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.

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Dr. Mark Joseph Stout, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
721 American Avenue; Suite 510, at Prohealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital - Professional O.
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Mark Stout is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. His professional affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. Dr. Stout attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Deemy Rekkas, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
721 American Avenue; Suite 510, at Prohealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital - Professional O.
Waukesha, WI
 

Dr. Deemy Rekkas' specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Rekkas is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Chicago Medical Center's residency program. In addition to English, she speaks Greek. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial 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.