Dr. James Luketich, MD

Dr. James Luketich, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. James Luketich, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Penn in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

3459 5th Ave Fl 7

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Luketich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luketich treats Esophageal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luketich treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Head and Neck Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luketich treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luketich treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luketich performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luketich performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Luketich's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
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
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
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 Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Luketich, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Penn in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1995
Meml Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr
Residency Hospital
1995
Ny Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1993
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1987
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1986
Medical College Penn
Medical School
1995
1995
1993
1987
1986

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Dr. Luketich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Luketich

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Luketich's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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...Read More
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This man and his group saved my life!!!!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA