Dr. James Quintessenza, MD

Dr. James Quintessenza, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. James Quintessenza, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 1981 and specializes in thoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.

740 S Limestone, Second Floor, Wing D, Room L203

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

(859) 323-6754

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Quintessenza's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Defect Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Quintessenza performs Heart Defect Repair more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Quintessenza performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Quintessenza treats Heart Disease more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Quintessenza treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Quintessenza performs Heart Surgery more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Quintessenza performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Quintessenza'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
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
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Quintessenza, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 1981 and specializes in thoracic surgery and congenital cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1988
    Ucsd
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1982
    Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    1981

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Dr. Q is a rock star, in my family's opinion. He has performed open-heart surgery on my daughter twice. He is kind, compassionate, and he relates well to his patients, and to their parents. I highly recommend him.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Tampa Bay CoreNet
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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