Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Hand
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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 over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School Med medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Rush Foundation Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hand to book an appointment.


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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...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • 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
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular 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
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

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Dr. Hand's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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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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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:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Ileus
  • Impella Device
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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