Dr. Charles Lutz, MD

Dr. Charles Lutz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Charles Lutz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1993 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

104 Union Ave Ste 1001

Syracuse, NY 13203

Contact Information

(315) 423-7192

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Lutz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Lutz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lutz performs Heart Surgery more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Lutz performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Thoracentesis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lutz performs Thoracentesis more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lutz performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lutz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • 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
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Lutz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University of Utah
Fellowship Hospital
2000
SUNY Supstate Med University
Residency Hospital
1993
Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Charles Lutz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lutz frequently treats Heart Surgery, Vascular Disease, and Thoracentesis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lutz treats.

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Dr. Lutz's office is located at 104 Union Ave Ste 1001, Syracuse, NY 13203. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Lutz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lutz

4.3

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  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Dr. Lutz performed my valve replacement and aorta repair surgery. He did an excellent job. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Locations

Cardiac Surgery Assocs Ctr NY

Cardiac Surgery Assocs Ctr NY104 Union Ave Ste 1001 Syracuse, NY 13203
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Practice

Vascular Surgeons of Cny Pllc104 Union Ave Syracuse, NY 13203
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