Dr. John Um, MD

Dr. John Um, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. John Um, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

982315 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198

Contact Information

(402) 559-4424

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Ventricular Assist Device
high
more than 84% of peers
Pericardial Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Um'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • 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*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • RWJ U 4 UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Um has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Um's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Um to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Um's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. John Um performed two surgeries on me, In 2013 he placed an Lvad in my chest and 6 months later (2014) performed heart transplantation. Dr. Um is compassionate, knowledgeable thorough, totally competent and very approachable. At all times he was available to.answer my questions and provided...more
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Wonderful, wonderful doctor. High level of professionalism and concern for patient. Would trust him with my life.
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