Dr. Andrew Forbes, MD

Dr. Andrew Forbes, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 61
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Dr. Andrew Forbes, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.

333 N 1st St Ste 280

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 345-6545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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(208) 345-6545

Dr. Forbes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Dr. Forbes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Vascular Disease more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Heart Disease more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Forbes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Andrew Forbes, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1990
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1985

Awards

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4.8

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Had a great experience with Dr Forbes and his staff. Explained thing in a way anyone can understand. I had an emergency surgery via life flight and I owe Dr Forbes, the surgical team and his staff my life. I would highly recommend him to anyone dealing with cardo issues. Follow up after surgery...Read More
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Dr. Forbes was very personable and spent a good deal of time answering all of our questions about my aortic valve replacement. He reassured us and we trusted his experience and cinfidence. Office staff and nurses were all very friendly, thorough and returned calla quickly. Definetly recommend...Read More
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