Dr. Dennis Tishko, MD

Dr. Dennis Tishko, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(12)
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Dr. Dennis Tishko, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology.

501 SE Osceola St Ste 201

Stuart, FL 34994

Contact Information

(844) 811-5864

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biphasic Mesothelioma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bullous Lung Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Catamenial Pneumothorax
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Empyema
  • Epithelioid Mesothelioma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fibrosing Mediastinitis Idiopathic
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lesion
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Herniation - Congenital Defect of Sternum
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pericardial Cysts
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Friction Rub
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumohemothorax
  • Pneumonia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Recurrent Pneumothorax
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Familial Type
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Teratoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New England Deaconess Hosp/Harvard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Wi Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tishko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tishko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tishko to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tishko's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

West Palm Beach, FL |
Wonderful doctor. He took care of my husband who had lung cancer, and my husband did just great. We recommend Dr Tishko (and his office staff) who were simply outstanding, he is the paragon of what a talented and dedicated professional is. He is extremely efficient at the Single incision VATS...more
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Jupiter, FL |
Great doctor. He treated me like a person and made me understand what was going on first. From the minute I met him, I felt like I was in excellent hands. His whole team makes you feel welcome and relaxed. I cant say enough good things. I thank God I had this man for my surgeon . He is gifted.
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Port Saint Lucie, FL |
Dr. Tishko performed a procedure that I required with utmost skill and compassion. He was thorough and got me back on my feet as quickly as possible. I feel that I received the best possible care from Dr Tishko and will forever be grateful for his expertise.
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in Port Saint Lucie, FL |
In October I was operated on by Dr Tishko and I feel as though I was treated by a team that cares dearly for their patients. I would recommend dr. Tishko friends and family...
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Dr. Tishko accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • John Hancock
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Tishko has admitting privileges

Martin Hospital South
2100 SE Salerno Rd
Stuart, FL 34997
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Martin Medical Center
200 SE Hospital Ave
Stuart, FL 34994
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