Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD

Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 23 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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Dr. Ihnken's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ihnken treats Heart Disease more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Ihnken treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ihnken performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Ihnken performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ihnken treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Ihnken treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Ihnken's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kai Ihnken, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Justus-Liebig U, Giessen Hessen in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • German
  • English

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