Dr. George Kichura, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 61
  
Dr. Kichura
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

St Louis Heart & Vascular

11155 Dunn Rd Ste 304E Saint Louis, MO 63136

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(314) 741-0911

Dr. George Kichura, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kichura has more experience with Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Christian Hospital and Gateway Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kichura to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kichura

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Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Dr. Kichura typically treats 79% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Dr. Kichura typically treats 65% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Congestive Heart Failure
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Kichura's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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Dr. Kichura accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-IL
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Kichura's Reviews

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5.0

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About Me

Care Philosophy

compassionate care

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1994
Washington University Med Center Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
St Louis University Hospital and Clins
Fellowship Hospital
1993
St Johns Mercy Med Center
Residency Hospital
1988
Mercy Hospital St Louis
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Washington University In St. Louis
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011
  • International Association of Cardiologists recognized as one of the top cardiologists in the St Louis region, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

St Louis Heart & Vascular

St Louis Heart & Vascular11155 Dunn Rd Ste 304E Saint Louis, MO 63136
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Christian Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2019)

Gateway Regional Medical Center

Granite City, IL

51% Patient experience rating, 18% lower than the national average

Saint Luke's Des Peres Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis

Bridgeton, MO

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

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