Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD

Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 68
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Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Manchester, NH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

100 McGregor St

Manchester, NH 03102

Contact Information

(603) 663-6340

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Westbrook accepts the following insurance:

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Lumenos Group Plans Network-NH
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Matthew Thornton Blue Network-NH
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Tufts PPO

Frequently Treated by Dr. Westbrook

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Westbrook treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Westbrook treats other conditions, please contact the office at (603) 663-6340.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Westbrook treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Westbrook
Similar Providers
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Surgical Procedures

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgical Procedures specialists.

Dr. Westbrook treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Westbrook
Similar Providers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Surgery
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Thoracic Surgical Procedures

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgical Procedures specialists.

Dr. Westbrook treats at a

normal

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Westbrook
Similar Providers
Thoracentesis
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Westbrook's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Impella Device
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Manchester, NH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1987
Childrens Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Boston U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1984
Mayo Clinic
Residency Hospital
1980
Santa Barbara Cottage Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • French

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Westbrook frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, and Thoracic Surgical Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Westbrook specializes.

Where is Dr. Benjamin Westbrook, MD's office located?

Dr. Westbrook's office is located at 100 McGregor St, Manchester, NH 03102. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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This man is the most exceptional surgeon that I have ever encountered! Saved me from dying from an ascending and descending aortic dissection. I have no after affects and I'm healing well. Thank you Dr Westbrook!
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Locations

New England Heart and Vascular Institute

New England Heart and Vascular Institute100 McGregor St Manchester, NH 03102
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Practice

Nh Endovascular Professional Associates LLC100 Mcgregor St Ste B600a Manchester, NH 03102
2
Bedford Women's Care Associates160 S River Rd Ste 100 Bedford, NH 03110
3

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Westbrook is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Catholic Medical Center

Manchester, NH

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

St. Joseph Hospital

Nashua, NH

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average