Dr. Chris Sciortino, MD

Dr. Chris Sciortino, MD

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Dr. Chris Sciortino, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED in 2005 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste C-700

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 648-9930

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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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:

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
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 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
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
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 and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED in 2005 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2005
    CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School
    2005

Awards

Dr. Sciortino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sciortino

4.6

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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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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
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

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