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Dr. Alan Markowitz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Markowitz

Dr. Alan Markowitz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1970 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Dr. Markowitz accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Markowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Markowitz performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Markowitz performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Markowitz performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Markowitz performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Markowitz treats Patent Ductus Arteriosus more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Markowitz treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Markowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Markowitz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1970 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Case Western Res University Hosps
Residency Hospital
1971
Case Western Res University Hosps
Internship Hospital
1970
Albany Medical College
Medical School
1971
1970

Awards

Dr. Markowitz's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Alan Markowitz, MD
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From having a heart attack,congestive heart failure, blood Clot in my Heart,and Quadruple Bypass I Thank God that Dr.Markowitz was my doctor.I'll never forget March,25th,2019 day of my open heart and it was Dr.Markowitz Birthday me and him will have a bond for life.Happy Birthday Dr.Markowitz !!
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All I can say is that there is no finer surgeon I feel in the Country then Dr. Markowitz he sits down with you explains everything that needs to be done and your options when my wife and I left his office I felt that there was no one else I would like to do this surgery I felt very comfortable with his knowledge and his skills. In closing all I could say is this guys not the best of the best he is the best would give him a 50 star review
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Dr. Markowitz is a superb doctor. Always available before and after surgery for concerns of patient. Highly recommended. I have had 2 heart surgeries and both had excellent results with no ensuing problems.
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