Dr. Donald Polansky, MD

Dr. Donald Polansky, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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71 y/o
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Dr. Donald Polansky, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

Western Cardiothoracic Surgeons

1830 S Alma School Rd Ste 108

Mesa, AZ 85210
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • AZ Health Concepts
  • Bankers Life and Casualty

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Dr. Polansky's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polansky treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Polansky treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polansky treats Vascular Disease more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Polansky treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polansky treats Heart Disease more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Polansky treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Polansky's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
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
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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)
Coronary Artery Dissection
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
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Heart Procedures
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Donald Polansky, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1983
University Of Iowa
Fellowship Hospital
1980
University Of Iowa
Residency Hospital
1976
University Of Iowa
Internship Hospital
1975
University Of Iowa
Medical School
1983
1980
1976
1975

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Dr. Polansky's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Polansky

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Would have died if he hadn't done my surgery. I was an emergency.
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This gentleman saved my life, and did not have a whole lot to work with. Has an excellent bedside manner, makes his patients feel at ease, very friendly, and communicates effectively. I was very lucky to be his patient.
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Accountable Health Plans of America
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Ameriben
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Motorola Health Plans
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
American Indian Health Plan
Arizona Medical Network
Arizona PHCS
Assurant Health
AZ Benefit Options
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
AZ Health Concepts
Bankers Life and Casualty
Banner Health
Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Concepts
Benesight
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus PPO
City of Mesa Health Plan
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Concentra
Conseco
CopperPoint Mutual
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Worker's Compensation WC
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gila River HealthCare
Global Excel Insurance
GLBLEXCL
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
Health Plan of Nevada
Healthcare Connect
HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Indian Health Service
Kaiser Permanente
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
LifeWise
Lincoln
Lovelace Health Plan
Lutheran Preferred
Lutheran Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
Maricopa Health Plan
Maricopa Managed Care
Mayo Clinic
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Meritain Health
Administrative Enterprises
MetLife
MetLife PPO
MultiPlan
One Health
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Physicians Mutual
Premier Group Insurance
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
SCAN Health Plan
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Worker's Compensation WC
Self Pay
Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
State Farm
TPA
Web-TPA
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
Ucare
UniCare
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
Fiserv
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
University Physicians
Veteran Administration Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
WPS Health Insurance
Zenith Administrators Inc

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