Dr. Brian Ganzel, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(11)
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Dr. Brian Ganzel, MD
Dr. Brian Ganzel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Ganzel is affiliated with Norton Hospital, Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital.

201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-6000

Dr. Brian Ganzel, MD

Dr. Brian Ganzel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ganzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ganzel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ganzel to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews
Dr. Ganzel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Ganzel accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • 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
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Ganzel has admitting privileges

University of Louisville Hospital
530 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40202
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Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
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Norton Hospital
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
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