Dr. Joel Corvera, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 51
  
Dr. Corvera
Accepting new patients

Indiana University Health

1701 Senate Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Dr. Joel Corvera, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Corvera has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection and Cardiac Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with IU Health Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Corvera to book an appointment.


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Dr. Corvera accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera treats Aortic Dissection more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Corvera treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Corvera treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera treats Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Corvera treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Corvera performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Corvera performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Corvera performs Heart Surgery more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Corvera performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Corvera'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 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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Doctor Corvera was given our case because our original surgeon left the practice. He took it in stride. Explained everything very well and took care of my husband and myself. He cared how I was doing through all of my husbands issues. I cannot stress how amazing he was through all of this.
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Not only is he an amazing physician, but truly a very nice man. He explains your medical in terms you can understand.
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Very detailed oriented. Explains thoroughly what your surgery will entail. Great bedside manor. Great after surgery care. A++++
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Biography

Dr. Joel Corvera, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Corvera has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection and Cardiac Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with IU Health Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Corvera to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Practice

Indiana University Health1701 Senate Blvd Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Clarian Cardiovascular Surgeons1801 Senate Blvd Ste 755 Indianapolis, IN 46202
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IU Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average