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Dr. Christopher Terrien III, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Terrien III

Dr. Christopher Terrien III, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(518) 525-2525

Dr. Terrien III accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Wisconsin Physicians Service

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Terrien III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terrien III performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Terrien III performs this procedure more than 87% 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
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terrien III treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Terrien III treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Terrien III performs Heart Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Terrien III performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Terrien III's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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 Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • 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
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Albany Cardiothoracic Surgeon has a 50 year history of caring for the Cardiac Patient. I'm proud to be part of this long standing tradition."

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2011
Yale-New Haven Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Univ Of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Hlthcare
Residency Hospital
2004
Univ Of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Hlthcare
Internship Hospital
2003
University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
Univ Of Vermont
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2004
2003
2002

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On June 23 I was at my daughter's home in Albany. I awoke with chest pressure and great difficulty breathing Since I already have 9 stents, I knew it was a heart problem.My daughter rushed me to St Peter's Hosp. Dr. Winston did a heart catheterization and said I needed IMMEDIATE heart surgery. Dr....Read More
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Today is the second anniversary of my bypass operation under the expertise of Dr. Therrien. His gift to me was a second chance at life. I will ever be grateful for his intervention and skill. Robert M. Nelson
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I found Dr. Terrien very kind and gave his undivided attention. I am 2 weeks out of surgery and thanks to him I am resuming normal activities. I had two by-passes and blood clot intervention. Professional on every level.
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