Dr. Jeffrey Gaca, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Gaca, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Jeffrey Gaca, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1998 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

200 TRENT DRIVE

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 681-4760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gaca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaca performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gaca performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaca performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gaca performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaca performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gaca performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

Duke has a tremendous hospital and tremendous people to work with. The quality of care here is excellent and really cant be compared to anywhere else. Thats what keeps me here. We do more complex heart surgeries here than almost anyone else in the co...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2008
    Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 1998
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1998

Awards

Dr. Gaca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaca

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Jeffrey Gaca, MD
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Dr. Gaga performed my heart surgery....CABGx2, aortic valve replacement and myectomy last February. Never had any pain from the surgery. In fact, only discomfort at all was swelling of feel and legs and the bruising post op. Dr.Gaca wins heaps of praise from me, my daughter and rest of family and...Read More
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DR Gaca performed a second open heart surgery on me. First surgery was done 18 month prior and calcified after 18 month. Surgeon who performed first surgery said he could not do second surgery. Friend of mine recommended cardiologist at Duke who recommended Dr Gaca highly. There was never a...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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