Dr. John Thayer Jr, MD

Dr. John Thayer Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. John Thayer Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1977 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

1000 Asylum Ave Ste 3201A

Hartford, CT 06105

Contact Information

(860) 714-1094

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

6  Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Clinical Pathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pathology*
  • 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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • New England Deaconess
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • New England Deaconess
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New England Deaconess
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thayer Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I met Dr. Thayer yesterday with my mom (who had dementia) who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. He explained treatment (surgery) with her incredibly well and was very thorough about the procedure and patient with her when she asked questions. The staff in his office was also just as pleasant...Read More
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