Dr. Claudio Lima, MD

Dr. Claudio Lima, MD

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Age 71
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Dr. Claudio Lima, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Esc Med Espirito Santo, Vitoria in 1972 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.

5200 Centre Ave Ste 715

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Contact Information

(412) 623-3140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Lima accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
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Dr. Lima's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lima treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Lima treats this condition more than 42% 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 Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lima treats Heart Disease more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Lima treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lima performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Lima performs this procedure more than 38% 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. Lima'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 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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)
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Endocarditis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Claudio Lima, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Esc Med Espirito Santo, Vitoria in 1972 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1985
Chldns Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Upmc-Shadyside Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Buffalo General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Union Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1972
Esc Med Espirito Santo, Vitoria
Medical School
1985
1978
1975
1974
1972

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Dr. Lima's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lima

4.2

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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None....i would never recommend him. I went in for a 4 to 5 bypass. He could only do 3. Now, 9 weeks later, i am back in the hospital and had to have 3 stents, because 2 of the 3 bypasses FAILED !!!
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he did my hart valve 14 years ago awesome doctor thank you sir
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Love him surgery went well.
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Upmc Mercy

Pittsburgh, PA