Dr. John Rumisek, MD

Dr. John Rumisek, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. John Rumisek, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1975 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

250 E Liberty St Ste 900

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 584-2872

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 65% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 62% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 55% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Tachycardia
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect


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41  Procedures


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Baylor Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Penn Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rumisek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rumisek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rumisek to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rumisek'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

Patient Comments (5)

He performed a Ross Procedure on me at age 26. I have nothing but great things to say about him. He was very nice and I didn't have any problems or complications at all. My cardiologist contacted him after doing a Tranesophogeal Echo. Dr. Rumisek was there for a consult shortly after I woke from...more
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Dr. Rumisek has by far the worst bedside manner I have ever seen. He operated on my grandmother left the hospital and didn't even update our family how the procedure went. He was suppose to come out and update the family after several hours of asking how everything went a nurse came out and...more
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He is an awesome Doctor! He took very good care of me and was very caring and personable. His beside manner was impeccable and his knowledge and experience made my operation easier as I felt very safe in his hands. He knows his stuff. I ran into complications (a-fib) and he was very thorough in...more
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His bedside manor is absolutely terrible. He's not a nice person.
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Rude and in a hurry.
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