Dr. John Mehall, MD

Dr. John Mehall, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Mehall, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Associates

2222 N Nevada Ave # 5011

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Valve Disease
more than 83% of peers
Maze Procedure
more than 75% of peers
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Mehall'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mehall "Individualized care with outstanding clinical results. We take the time to personalize the decision making and operation to your particular problem, using minimally invasive approaches where possible. Results and outcomes are in the Top 10% nationwide."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Myxoma
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care (7/17/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

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


  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Hospital/university Of Cincinnati College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • HealthGrades ranked Among the Top 10 in CO for Cardiology Services for 10 Years in a Row, 2003-2012
  • Only Organization in southern Colorado to Receive the American Heart Association's "Fit Friendly Employer" Award, 2007-2011
  • Recipient of the American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION Registry-Get with the Guidelines Gold Performance A, 2009-2010
  • Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center are Proud to be the Only Accredited Chest Pain Centers in southern Colorado b, 2011
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Women's Health Excellence Award for 3 Years in a Row, 2009-2011
  • HealthGrades Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure for 10 Years in a Row, 2003-2012
  • Consumer Reports Three Start Program, 2009, 2010
  • American Heart Association's Community Fitness Innovation Award, 2011
  • Winner of Premier Healthcare Alliance 2009 Premier Award for Quality, one of 23 winners from 3,796 eligible, 2009
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm & Cardiac Surgery, 2011-2012
  • Consumer Reports Top 50 Heart Bypass Surgery Program 2 years in a row, 2010-2011
  • Consumer Reports Top 50 Heart Bypass Surgery Program for two years in a row, 2010-2011
  • Named a 2009 Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care, 2009
  • HealthGrades Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Attack, 2012
Media & Publications
  • Over 30 peer reviewed publications,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mehall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mehall to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mehall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Mehall Says:

Thank you for submitting your patient survey. I am committed to providing the highest quality care and best outcomes for my patients and hope you felt this way while under my care. If not, please contact me or my staff if you have a concern.


Patient Comments (6)

Pray I never have to go thru that again , but I wouldn't consider going under the knife with anybody else Dr. Mehal, literally saved my life ..and the best part was yet to come in that I discovered I had a son that I never knew of for 50 yrs. had I died , I would never have known . thanks for the...more
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Can not say enough good about Dr. Mehall and his staff that performed my husbands bypass surgery . Lead by Dr. Mehall each and everyone from the Surgical staff to the CNA’s at Penrose went above and beyond to ensure a successful outcome. The surgery saved my husbands life and we are deeply...more
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Dr. Mehall repaired my mitral valve in June 2017 via a 2 1/2 inch incision on the right side of my chest between 2 ribs plus a tiny 5mm incision also on the right side for insertion of an endoscope.. No rib spreading or bones were cut. I was out of the hospital in 3 1/2 days. Could immediately...more
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I came into the office today and was very scared about having surgery. When Dr. Mehall came in he explained everything about what would be involved about the procedure and the steps that I would need to do in order to improve my health. I felt more comfortable knowing exactly what and who would be...more
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His staff got my father in for an appointment right away and he was very good at explaining what would happen next. We are very blessed to have him as our surgeon.
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