Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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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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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 Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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
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
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
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 a...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

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Commercial Insurance Company
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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