Dr. James Luketich, MD

Dr. James Luketich, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. James Luketich, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Pa in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

3459 5th Ave Fl 7

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-8762

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Luketich performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Luketich's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Med Coll Of Pa
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Meml Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ny Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Luketich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Luketich's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Luketich to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Luketich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Excellent surgeon! We traveled from Cincinnati for the expertise of his entire team. The office was very responsive and helped coordinate all appointments and follow up care.
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Dr. Luketich is one of the super best surgeon i ever met. He always give right and correct information about your health. He give enough time to me and explained my situation in details including draw the picture. He recommend surgery only & only if necessary. I highly recommend him and advice...more
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This man and his group saved my life!!!!
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