Dr. Gosta Pettersson, MD

Dr. Gosta Pettersson, MD

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Dr. Gosta Pettersson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Medicinska Fakulteten, Universitetet I Goteborg in 1971 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

9500 Euclid Ave

Cleveland, OH 44195

Contact Information

(216) 444-2273

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Pettersson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
MVP Health Care
Planned Administration Inc
POMCO Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan
WellCare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Pettersson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettersson performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pettersson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettersson treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pettersson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettersson treats Pericardial Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pettersson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis

Dr. Pettersson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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 Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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 Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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. Gosta Pettersson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Medicinska Fakulteten, Universitetet I Goteborg in 1971 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

1971
Medicinska Fakulteten, Universitetet I Goteborg
Medical School
1971

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This is the surgeon you want to handle your aortic valve replacement or any novel, re-do or complicated heart surgery. If you are 50 years old (+/- 10 years) and need an aortic valve replacement but you don’t know whether mechanical or bioprosthetic options are best for you, there is at least one...Read More
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Dr Gosta Pettersson saved my life Ten years ago. He found a way to repair my rare coronary anomaly when no one else would take on the challenge. He is the kindest, caring and humble man with hands and heart of gold. I am so blessed he took on my case and gave me my life back! I owe this man such...Read More
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I am a surgeon who had an urgent needed for cardiac repair. Two cardiothoracic surgeon colleagues and one cardiologist colleague said that this is the guy they'd want to do their surgery. He scheduled me for surgery immediately, and I had aortic replacement, aortic valve replacement, and double...Read More
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Dr. Gosta Pettersson is a brilliant thoracic surgeon who operated on me twice within the last 13 years. I had an aortic valve repair in 2003 and an aortic root reconstruction with mechanical valve implantation in 2016.
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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH