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Dr. James Quintessenza, MD

Congenital Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Quintessenza
740 S Limestone, Second Floor, Wing D, Room L203 Lexington, KY 40536

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Dr. James Quintessenza, MD is a congenital cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Florida College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in congenital cardiac surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.


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(859) 323-6754

Dr. Quintessenza accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Quintessenza's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Defect Repair
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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
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • 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 congenital cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Florida College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in congenital cardiac surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
Ucsd
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
Residency Hospital
1982
Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Florida College Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1986
1982
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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