Dr. Constantine Athanasuleas, MD

Dr. Constantine Athanasuleas, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Constantine Athanasuleas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiac surgery.Read his story

2000 6th Ave S

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Athanasuleas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 89% of peers
Heart Surgery
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Athanasuleas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Athanasuleas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Athanasuleas "I have 34 years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon. I am a Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. I am skilled in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery including bypass surgery, aneurysm surgery as well as valve surgery. In addition, I have a special interest in surgery for advanced heart failure. I also operate in Florence Alabama and that practice includes the above and all aspects of lung surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Athanasuleas "I consult with patients in the office with a heart model and spend time educating patients about their condition and the proposed operations. This tool has been helpful as well as showing patients all the x-ray images to provide a clear understanding of what is involved in their operation. "

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

51  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
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Athanasuleas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Athanasuleas' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Athanasuleas to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Athanasuleas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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