Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD

Dr. Christopher Salerno, MD

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Age 53
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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

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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Dr. Salerno's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salerno performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Salerno performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salerno treats Pericardial Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Salerno treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salerno performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Salerno performs this procedure more than 95% 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

Dr. Salerno'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
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
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)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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. 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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School
    1992

Awards

Dr. Salerno's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salerno

4.8

Based on 10 reviews

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Had surgery about 3 weeks ago. Exellant caring surgeon.
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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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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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A generous and compassionate man. Spoke openly with our family and never rushed us. Warm and caring.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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