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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Dr. Um's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ventricular Assist Device
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Um performs Ventricular Assist Device more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Um performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Impella Device
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Um performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Um performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Lung Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Um performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Um performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Um's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Um's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Um

4.2

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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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...Read 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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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