Dr. Gary Hochheiser, MD

Dr. Gary Hochheiser, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Gary Hochheiser, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Palmer, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

40 Wright St Fl 2

Palmer, MA 01069

Contact Information

(413) 794-8050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Hochheiser's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochheiser treats Esophageal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hochheiser treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochheiser performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hochheiser performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hochheiser performs Lung Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hochheiser performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hochheiser's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Hochheiser, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Palmer, MA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2001
    Me Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1996
    Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    1996

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Dr. Hochheiser is exactly what I would look for in the ideal doctor: 1) He's very good at what he does and well known for it. 2) His demeanor with patients conveys compassion and care. 3) He takes as much time as needed to ensure patients and their families understand diagnoses and treatment...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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