Dr. John Bell-Thomson, MD

Dr. John Bell-Thomson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 71
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Dr. John Bell-Thomson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

22 Cazenovia St

Buffalo, NY 14220

Contact Information

(716) 828-1410

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Independent Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Univera Healthcare

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Background Check

1 Board Action Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/14/2016)View details
1 Malpractice Claim Found
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Dr. Bell-Thomson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs this procedure more than 86% 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
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bell-Thomson performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bell-Thomson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Aortic Valvuloplasty
Arrhythmias
Arterial Dissection
Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bacterial Endocarditis
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Atherosclerosis
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Block
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Mitral Malformation
Congenital Mitral Stenosis
Congenital Septal Defect
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Calcification
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
da Vinci® Lobectomy
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Defibrillator Implantation
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Reconstruction
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Ventricular Septal Defect
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Bell-Thomson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • New England Deaconess Hosp-Harvard Med
    Residency Hospital
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Boston Childrens Hosp/Harvard
    Residency Hospital
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Buenos Aires / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Dr. Bell-Thomson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bell-Thomson

4.5

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(10)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
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installed a stent in my aorta aneurism (chest) . no residual pain in incision, no infection or irritation. used open chest to inspect valve sufficiency in upper aorta.
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