Dr. Christopher Riordan, MD

Dr. Christopher Riordan, MD

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54 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Riordan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Toledo, OH. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

ProMedica Physicians Cardiothoracic Surgeons

2109 Hughes Dr Ste 720

Toledo, OH 43606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
  • HAP Insurance

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Dr. Riordan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riordan performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Riordan performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riordan treats Heart Disease more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Riordan treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riordan performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Riordan performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair

Dr. Riordan's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dilation
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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 Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
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)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our group's goal is to provide national level care right here in Toledo.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Hospital of Saint Raphael
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 1985
    The John Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National Merit Scholarship Finalist, 1981
  • Winner, Resident's Competition, New England Cancer Society, December 1
  • Elected to AED, National Premedical Honor Society, 1985

Media & Publications

  • An animal model of the univentricular heart and single ventricle physiology, 1996
  • Worse early outcomes in women following CABG: Is it simply a matter of size?, 2004
  • The association of elevated creatine kinase-myocardial banc on mortality after CABG is time and magnitude limited., 2005
  • Inotropes in the hypoplastic left heart syndrome: effects in an animal model, 1996
  • Is Serotonin an Unexpected Cause of Aterial Graft Spasm? Dynamic vs Static Evaluation of Porcine Internal Thoracic Arteries, 1996
  • Radial artery conduits in CABG: Current perspective, 2005
  • Counter-intuitive results from nonrandomized trials may unmask the "Art of Medicine", 2003
  • Effect of Blood Transfusion on Long-Term Survival after Cardiac Surgery, 2002
  • Factors affecting graft patency: the operating room and beyond, 2004
  • Pulomnary Resection in the Elderly: Is Age Still A Risk Factor?, 1998

Dr. Riordan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riordan

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
Group Employees PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Frontpath Health Coalition
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Preferred PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Mutual of Omaha
Paramount
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Pyramid Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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