Dr. Nicholas Karis, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 48

1415 Portland Ave Ste 240
Rochester, NY 14621
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Dr. Karis' Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
Provident Hospital of Chicago
500 E 51st St
Chicago, IL 60615

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1415 Portland Ave Ste 240
Rochester, NY 14621
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    Dr. Karis' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Karis & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% 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. Karis' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Rochester General Hospital

    • Provident Hospital of Chicago

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Karis

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karis to family and friends

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    Dr. Karis' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Karis

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Office Locations

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    1415 Portland Ave Ste 240
    Rochester, NY 14621
    (585) 544-6550 (Office)
    (708) 371-4569 (Fax)
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