Dr. Eric Okum, MD

Dr. Eric Okum, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Eric Okum, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

10496 Montgomery Rd Ste 104

Cincinnati, OH 45242

Contact Information

(513) 865-5120

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Okum'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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40  Procedures


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Okum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Okum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okum to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Okum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent care by Dr. Okum and his staff, the follow up after surgery was beyond fantastic. Dr. Okum and his dedicated staff were there to answer any and all of my questions.
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I was referred to Dr. Okum to have the mini-maze procedure done. I sat face to face with him and specifically asked what the risks were with this procedure and he told me no risks (I have witness). During the procedure, he cut the nerve that goes to my diaphragm and now I have a lot of difficulty...more
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