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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Top Care Areas

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

Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Septal Defect
very high
more than 92% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Quintessenza'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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35  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Quintessenza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Quintessenza's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Quintessenza to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Quintessenza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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