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Dr. Bret Borchelt, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Borchelt

Dr. Bret Borchelt, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Dr. Borchelt accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Borchelt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borchelt treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Borchelt treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borchelt treats Vascular Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Borchelt treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Borchelt treats Heart Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Borchelt treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Borchelt's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bret Borchelt, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2000
University MD
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University MD
Residency Hospital
1992
University MD
Internship Hospital
1991
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1997
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Borchelt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Borchelt

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Upon a reference from Novant, I was sent to Dr. Borchelt for a consultation on my dilated aorta. Despite accepted best practice of surgery for aortas dilated at 5cm, Dr. Borchelt wanted to wait for 6 months. After a second opinion recommended by my cardiologist, I chose to have the surgery by a...Read More
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