Dr. William H. Messerschmidt, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 58

1 Medical Park Blvd Suite 458W
Bristol, TN 37620
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Dr. Messerschmidt's Experience

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Dr. Messerschmidt's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Messerschmidt Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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Conditions Dr. Messerschmidt Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Johnson City Medical Center
400 North State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center
One Medical Parks Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Messerschmidt

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
1 Medical Park Blvd Suite 458W
Bristol, TN 37620
Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
2050 Meadowview Pkwy
Kingsport, TN 37660
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    Dr. Messerschmidt's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2005
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008
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    • 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
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Messerschmidt

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • 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

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Messerschmidt & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Messerschmidt's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Messerschmidt has admitting privileges:

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    • Johnson City Medical Center

    • Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Messerschmidt

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Messerschmidt to family and friends

    3 responses
    below
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    Dr. Messerschmidt's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Messerschmidt
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Messerschmidt accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • American Republic
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Medicare
    • POMCO Group
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    Office Locations

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    Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
    1 Medical Park Blvd Suite 458W
    Bristol, TN 37620
    (423) 844-4975 (Office)
    B
    Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
    2050 Meadowview Pkwy
    Kingsport, TN 37660
    (423) 230-5000 (Office)
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