Dr. Charles Needham, MD

Dr. Charles Needham, MD

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Dr. Charles Needham, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School in 1991 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

3200 Channing Way Ste A205

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Contact Information

(208) 535-4580

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dr. Needham's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Needham treats Vascular Disease more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Needham treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Aneurysm
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Needham treats Aneurysm more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Needham treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Needham's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
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 Root Surgery
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperparathyroidism
Impella Device
Inguinal Hernia
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Needham, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School in 1991 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1999
    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1999
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1992
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1986
    Boise State University
    Undergraduate School
    1986

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Dr Needham cares about his patients, and takes the time to help them fully understand what is happening to them and the options they have for helping them. He listens to his patients and family members and is highly responsive to questions and/or concerns. He is truly a physician, not a...Read More
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Dr. Needham is amazing! I traveled from Wyoming to see him. He answered all of my questions, was patient, understanding and very kind. Highly recommend him.
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Here is a portion of the comment I left: This was my first meeting with Dr. in preparation for my upcoming valve job. I was thoroughly satified with his illustrated discussion of the process, including benefits and risk assessment for the types of valves which may be used. I felt as though I was...Read More
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When Dr Needham heard of my situation he immediately got me in to his office and did surgery the next day. He was very though in expalaining what was going on and what he was about to do. We can’t thank him or his team enough.
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Dr. Needham was absolutely excellent. Great communication and great skill! I think the world of Dr. Needham and his entire team. I would recommend Dr. Needham at the highest level, based on my and my family's experience.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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