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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Hand

Dwight E Hand MD

1800 12th St # 2E Meridian, MS 39301

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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School Med in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, and more.


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Dr. Hand's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand treats Vascular Disease more than 22% of his peers

Dr. Hand treats this condition more than 22% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 18% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Hand treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Dr. Hand's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Acinar Cell Carcinoma
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Antibiotic Infusion
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arterial Puncture
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Conduits for Surgical Revascularization
  • 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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bullectomy
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Procedure
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Coronary Artery Revascularization
  • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diet Counseling
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Emergency Cardioversion
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exercise Counseling
  • False Aneurysm
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Hardware Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Heart-Lung Transplant
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Intubation
  • IV Cutdown
  • IV Rehydration
  • IV Sedation
  • IV Therapy
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support System
  • Mechanical Embolectomy
  • Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pain Management
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • 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 Arterial Puncture
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • PFO Repair
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Revascularization
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Swan-Ganz Interpretation
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Transplantation
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Tube Feeding
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Unstable Angina
  • Urinalysis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venipuncture
  • Venography
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventilator Management
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Resection
  • Ventricular Restoration
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Care and Management
  • X-Ray
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 abla...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2008
University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital
2007
UCLA Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ
Residency Hospital
2003
University Of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program
1997
Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University
Residency Hospital
1989
Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University
Internship Hospital
1988
University Chicago Pritzker School Med
Medical School
1987
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
1980
University Of California, Irvine, Ca
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2006
2003
1997
1989
1988
1987
1980

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