Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD

Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Miami Beach, FL. He specializes in cardiac surgery.Read his story

4300 Alton Rd Ste 2110

Miami Beach, FL 33140

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lamelas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamelas performs Maze Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lamelas performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamelas performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lamelas performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamelas performs Tricuspid Valve Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lamelas performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lamelas' 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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
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
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Joseph Lamelas is considered an expert and pioneer in the most advanced forms of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. He is Board certified in Cardiac and Thoracic surgery and has received Board Certification in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lamelas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lamelas

4.2

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Had my aortic valve replaced by Dr Lámelas and was an amazing experience. I had surgery on a Friday, was transferred out of ICU the next morning and was discharged from the hospital in Houston by Monday morning. Dr Lamelas saw me in his office on Tuesday and Wednesday I took a plane back to my...Read More
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HE SAVED MY MOTHERS LIFE AFTER ANDREW WHEN HE WAS JUST A YOUNG MAN AND HE GAVE ME MANY YEARS OF HAPPINESS THAT I WAS ABLE TO ENJOY WITH MY MOM. SHE IS GONE NOW BUT HE ENABLED ME TO ENJOY HER FOR MORE THE 20 YEARS. THIS DOCTOR IS THE BEST ON THIS PLANET AND I HOPE THAT GOD CONTINUES TO GIVE HIM...Read More
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My parents went for holidays to the USA for their first time, and at their 2 day my dad had a heart attack. Dr. Lamelas performed a surgery on my father, a Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery and a change of valve. After the surgery Dr. came and explained how it went, the peace from his words calmed our...Read More
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With a heart structure identified by doctors as "different from 99.5% of the world's population" Dr Joseph Lamelas and his team performed a number of very daring maneuvers to pull off my successful heart surgery on January 18th 2010. I'm alive and very active to date I've gone on to complete 8 half...Read More
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I was nothing more than "just another surgery" to Dr. Lamelas. He's hindered from being a better surgeon/physician/man by being so mechanical and quite frankly cold/uncaring. He's lost the ability to connect w/ his patients or show that he cares and that has blinded him to seeing what his...Read More
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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