Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School Med in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiology, and more.

1800 12th St # 2E

Meridian, MS 39301

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
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more than 28% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 25% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 22% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hand "Minimally invasive surgery, robotic cardiothoracic procedures, off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, bilateral internal mammary artery with radial artery & total arterial grafting, cosmetic approaches, heart valve repair, atrial fibrillation ablation MAZE procedure, Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization, heart and lung transplantation, ventricular assist devices, ECMO, Critical Care, research, teaching and education."

27  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Child & Adolescent Open Heart Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Critical Care Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Respiratory Therapy
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

140  Conditions Treated

  • Acinar Cell Carcinoma
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Embolism
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • False Aneurysm
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
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Education

  • University Of California, Irvine, Ca
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Chicago Pritzker School Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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