Dr. Claudio Lima, MD

Dr. Claudio Lima, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Claudio Lima, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Esc Med Espirito Santo, Vitoria in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.

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's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lima performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Lima performs this procedure more than 38% of his peers

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 Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
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
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 Disease (CAD)
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
Endocarditis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Kidney Stones
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neurogenic Bladder
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sleep Disorders
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Claudio Lima, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Esc Med Espirito Santo, Vitoria in 1972 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Lima's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lima

4.2

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
16.666666666666668%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(1)

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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Upmc Mercy

Pittsburgh, PA