Dr. Alexander F. Pak, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 51

4320 Wornall Rd Suite 50
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Dr. Pak's Experience

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Dr. Pak's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Pak Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Pak Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64111

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pak

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Midamerica Heart Lung Surgeons
Midamerica Heart Lung Surgeons
4320 Wornall Rd Suite 50
Kansas City, MO 64111
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    Dr. Pak's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2005
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 1997
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagostomy
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
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    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Pak

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • 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

    University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    University At Buffalo-State University Of New York

    Residency Hospital

    University At Buffalo-State University Of New York

    Fellowship Hospital

    University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pak & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Pak'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Pak has admitting privileges:

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    • North Kansas City Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pak

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pak to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Pak's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Pak
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Pak accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Midamerica Heart Lung Surgeons
    4320 Wornall Rd Suite 50
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 931-3312 (Office)
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