Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD

Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Justus-Liebig U, Giessen Hessen in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

122 W 7th Ave Ste 110

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 456-0262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
normal
more than 43% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 42% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Ihnken'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Justus-Liebig U, Giessen Hessen
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Albert Ludwigs U Freiburg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Stanford Univ Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Stanford Univ Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ihnken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ihnken's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ihnken to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Ihnken'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
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