Dr. Edward Pottmeyer III, MD

Dr. Edward Pottmeyer III, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Edward Pottmeyer III, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

PALO ALTO MEDICAL FOUNDATION CAMINO REGION

2440 Samaritan Dr Ste 1

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pottmeyer III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Dissection
very high
more than 91% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Pottmeyer III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pottmeyer III "Providing compassionate care and excellent service to our patients."

5  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

5  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General 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*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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55  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University California Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pottmeyer III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pottmeyer III's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pottmeyer III to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pottmeyer III'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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had triple bypass surgery performed by Dr. Pottmeyer two years ago. He used the beating heart technique. and if I had not had complications it would have been a walk in the park. You see I have an allergic reaction to heparin which causes massive amounts of blood clots to form. This condition...more
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