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Dr. Chris Sciortino, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Sciortino

Dr. Chris Sciortino, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He specializes in cardiac surgery.


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(412) 648-9930

Dr. Sciortino accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
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Dr. Sciortino's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sciortino performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sciortino performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Heart Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sciortino performs Heart Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Sciortino performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sciortino treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Sciortino treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Dr. Sciortino's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • 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
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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. Chris Sciortino, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Awards

Dr. Sciortino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sciortino

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Excellent Dr..a caring experienced..he did my wife's LVAD (heart pump ) and a couple days ago her heart transplant..he always is checking on his patients and has an excellent manner about him and with patients..i highly recommend him..
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Dr. Sciortino is amazing! He has a great demeanor with patients and family; he is open and honest about the risks and potential outcomes, but very confident and capable. We could not be happier with him, his staff, or the level of care that we received at Hopkins. I felt very blessed to live in...Read More
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This Dr. has yet to return my calls. He was a no call, no show for my scheduled appointment after I got a ride from Howard County, where I live, to the hospital in the city and paid for parking. His secretary wasn't sure if he was in surgery. Meanwhile, I am still having pain and...Read More
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If you are going to need a cardiac surgeon, Dr Sciortino is a best choice to give you the greatest outcome you could possibly expect. Excellent skills, knowledge and personality.
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Two years after Dr Sciortino replaced my aortic valve, he replaced my husbands aortic valve along with a bypass. He has remarkable ability as a surgeon and is a compassionate and caring person. Takes the time to make sure all questions are addressed and the patient is comfortable with understanding...Read More
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