Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD

Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 583-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Port Placements or Replacements
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more than 99% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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38  Procedures

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  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD
Had surgery about 3 weeks ago. Exellant caring surgeon.
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Ken Bensen in Lafayette, IN – Sep 12, 2017
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I had three heart operations over a seven year period . Each operation resulted in a single stent being placed. After the third operation, I didn't feel well and decided to see Dr Salerno who came highly recommended. Dr Salerno did a heart Cath then asked my wife to join us for consultation. He was...Read More
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Craig Pearson in Bloomington, IN – Nov 02, 2016
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This doctor saved my life; my EF was below 10% when I went into the ER; I was stabilized for a week before open-heart surgery. I was told by the cardiology team that I may need a transplant, but - despite 2 prior heart attacks - discovered during surgery - I didn't need an L-vad or a transplanted...Read More
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Steven Daugherty in Anderson, IN – Jul 10, 2016
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A generous and compassionate man. Spoke openly with our family and never rushed us. Warm and caring.
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Steve H in Bloomington, IN – Feb 11, 2016
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