Dr. Aaron B. Hesselson, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 49

1720 Nicholasville Rd Suite 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
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph Hospital
One Saint Joseph Drive
Lexington, KY 40504

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hesselson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2010
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2002
    • Internal Medicine, 1997
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • 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 Studies
    • 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
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Hesselson

    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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    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 4 hospitals where Dr. Hesselson has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • 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

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hesselson to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Hesselson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hesselson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hesselson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • National Elevator
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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