Dr. Dean E. Kross, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 63

155 N Craig St Suite 110
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Hospital Quality

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Umass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Upmc McKeesport
1500 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heart Care Medical Associates
Heart Care Medical Associates
155 N Craig St Suite 110
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Kross' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1983
    • Internal Medicine, 1980
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    • 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
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery 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
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Kross

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

    Yale University School Of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Johns Hopkins Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kross & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kross' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Kross has admitting privileges:

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    • Umass Memorial Medical Center

    • Upmc McKeesport

    • Allegheny General Hospital

    • Jefferson Regional Medical Center

    • Western Pennsylvania Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kross

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kross to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Gateway Health Plan
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    Heart Care Medical Associates
    155 N Craig St Suite 110
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 687-7666 (Office)
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