Dr. Kenneth W. Retter, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 56

371 S Broadview St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Retter's Offices

Cardiovascular Consultants
Cardiovascular Consultants
371 S Broadview St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Cardiovascular Consultants
371 S Broadview St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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Dr. Retter's Experience

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Dr. Retter's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Retter Performs

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

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Southeast Health
1701 Lacey Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Saint Francis Medical Center
211 Saint Francis Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Retter accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
    A
    Cardiovascular Consultants
    371 S Broadview St
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 200-8932
    Contact Information
    (573) 334-6008 (Office)
    (573) 334-1713 (Fax)
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    Cardiovascular Consultants
    371 S Broadview St
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 200-8932
    Contact Information
    (573) 334-6008 (Office)
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  2. Dr. Retter's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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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
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • 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
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
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    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Retter

    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

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Southwestern Michigan Area Health Education Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Southwestern Michigan Area Health Education Center
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Retter & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Retter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      Southeast Health

    • Saint Francis Medical Center

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    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

  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Retter

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Retter to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Experience with Dr. Retter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
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