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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 50

1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601
Lexington, KY 40503
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Dr. Hesselson's Experience

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Dr. Hesselson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hesselson Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503

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Accepting new patients?

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Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601
Lexington, KY 40503
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    Dr. Hesselson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
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    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hesselson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Hesselson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Hesselson has admitting privileges:

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    • Baptist Health Lexington

    • Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

    • The James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hesselson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
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    4.6 out of 5

    Dr. Hesselson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    16 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hesselson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    17 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hesselson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Lexington Cardiology at Central Baptist
    1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 277-5887 (Office)
    (859) 276-7659 (Fax)
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