Dr. Lishan Aklog, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 49

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Dr. Aklog's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Aklog

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SJHMC-Heart Lung Institute
SJHMC - Heart Lung Institute
500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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    Dr. Aklog's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Aortic Valvuloplasty
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Maze Procedure
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Root Dilation
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Regurgitation
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Aklog

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Brigham And Women'S Hospital Surgery
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Brigham And Women'S Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham And Women'S Hospital
    Complete in 1998
    Harefield Hospital
    Complete in 1999
    L'Hopital Broussais
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Aklog & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Aklog's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center where Dr. Aklog has admitting privileges:

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    • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Aklog

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aklog to family and friends

    10 responses
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    Dr. Aklog's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Aklog
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Aklog accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Aklog before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    SJHMC-Heart Lung Institute
    SJHMC - Heart Lung Institute
    500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 406-4000 (Office)
    (602) 406-6498 (Fax)
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