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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 52

300 Pasteur Dr Rm A265
Stanford, CA 94305
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Dr. Ihnken's Experience

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Dr. Ihnken's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Ihnken Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Cardiovascular Clinic Stanford
STANFORD HEALTHCARE
300 Pasteur Dr Rm A265
Stanford, CA 94305
Cardiac Vsclr Thrcic Sgy Assocs
CARDIAC VASCULAR & THORACIC SURGERY ASSOCIATION
2921 Telestar Ct Ste 140
Falls Church, VA 22042
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    Dr. Ihnken's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lung Transplant
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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    Background Check for Dr. Ihnken

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Justus-Liebig University / College of Human Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
    Complete in 1996
    Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
    Complete in 1991
    Stanford University Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ihnken & Staff

    • English
    • German
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.6 out of 5

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    4.6 out of 5

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    Dr. Ihnken's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Ihnken

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Cardiovascular Clinic Stanford
    STANFORD HEALTHCARE
    300 Pasteur Dr Rm A265
    Stanford, CA 94305
    (650) 498-5710 (Office)
    (650) 725-9821 (Fax)
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    Cardiac Vsclr Thrcic Sgy Assocs
    CARDIAC VASCULAR & THORACIC SURGERY ASSOCIATION
    2921 Telestar Ct Ste 140
    Falls Church, VA 22042
    (703) 280-5858 (Office)
    (703) 849-0874 (Fax)
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    TRANSPLANT CENTER OF FAIRFAX
    3300 Gallows Rd Ste 200
    Falls Church, VA 22042
    (703) 698-1110 (Office)
    (703) 776-6456 (Fax)
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