Dr. John Propp, MD

Dr. John Propp, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
74 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Propp, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Rocky Mountain Cardiovascular Surg

1455 S Potomac St Ste 211

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Propp does not have any board certifications listed.

67  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. John Propp, MD
Dr. Propp is a wonderful, highly skilled and compassionate man, when I needed it the most. At 70, I suffered a stroke in July/2016, due to a 90% plaque blockage in my right carotid artery. I trusted Dr. Propp immediately to perform my surgery to clear the plaque (I am extremely drug sensitive and...Read More
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Carol Madden in Aurora, CO – May 01, 2017
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Dr Propp is an excellent, dedicated surgeon with a nurses heart!!
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Richard Bare in Denver, CO – Oct 01, 2016
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I was in fairly bad shape with a failing Mitral valve, replaced 12 years earlier. Titanium type. Clotting was occurring, due to a change in meds.Diffrent doc. Dr. Propp's experience said to do what could be done , short of another chest crack and replacement. He stuck it out with me and I avoided...Read More
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Fleet Lentz in Centennial, CO – May 30, 2016
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I first met Dr Propp when I was transferred from the Vail Valley hospital on Jan 2 with heart problems. His bedside manner was outstanding. He spent time with me and my family explaining the options, then did a carotid cleaning and triple bypass. His confidence and thoroughness gave us a very...Read More
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Baines Manning in Houston, TX – Feb 14, 2016
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I could never have asked for a better person and professional to take care of my husband in our time of overwhelming stress.
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Thornton – Dec 30, 2015
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