Dr. Donald Polansky, MD

Dr. Donald Polansky, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
4 reviews

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Dr. Donald Polansky, MD is a cardiovascular surgery doctor who practices in Mesa, AZ. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Polansky is affiliated with Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center....See Less

Western Cardiothoracic Surgeon

1830 S Alma School Rd Ste 108

Mesa, AZ 85210
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Accepted insurance

  • 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 Experience

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Dr. Polansky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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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
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Heart Procedures
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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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 Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Iowa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University of Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polansky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Polansky is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Polansky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polansky to family and friends
3
based on 4 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Polansky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Mesa, AZ |
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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Dr. Polansky accepts 89 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • 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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