Dr. Eric Okum, MD

Dr. Eric Okum, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Eric Okum, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic 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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Dr. Okum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okum performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Okum performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okum performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Okum performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okum performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Okum performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Okum's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
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
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
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
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Okum, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Awards

Dr. Okum's Reviews

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4.3

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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...Read More
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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