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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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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