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We found 6 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Coventry Bronze near Huntington, WV.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1600 Medical Center Drive; Suite 2500
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Jonathan Kiev is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Huntington, WV. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kiev honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kiev completed residency programs at Hahnemann University Hospital and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. He speaks German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Calvert Memorial Hospital and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
1600 Medical Center Drive; Suite 2500
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Rebecca Wolfer is a thoracic surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist in Huntington, WV. Dr. Wolfer is professionally affiliated with Huntington VA Medical Center. She attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2828 1st Avenue; Suite 200
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Geoffrey Cousins' medical specialty is vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Cousins is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Dr. Nepal Chandra Chowdhury, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2828 First Avenue; Suite 200
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Nepal Chowdhury specializes in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Huntington, WV. Dr. Chowdhury 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
2828 1st Avenue; Suite 200
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Norman Hetzler is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Hetzler is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry HSA, and Humana HMO.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2900 1st Avenue
Huntington, WV
 

Dr. Wayne Lipson is a physician who specializes in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lipson accepts.

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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.