Dr. Karen Rieger, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Female • Age 56
  
Dr. Rieger
Accepting new patients

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Inc

545 Barnhill Dr Ste Eh215 Indianapolis, IN 46202

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(317) 274-7728

Dr. Karen Rieger, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Rieger has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Eskenazi Health and IU Health Methodist Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rieger to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rieger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rieger performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Rieger performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rieger performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Rieger performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rieger performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Rieger performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

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Dr. Rieger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr Rieger removed broken wires from my chest. She did a good job. She is very good and a kind person.
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Biography

Dr. Karen Rieger, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Rieger has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Eskenazi Health and IU Health Methodist Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rieger to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

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Locations

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Inc

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Inc545 Barnhill Dr Ste Eh215 Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Eskenazi Health

Indianapolis, IN

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

IU Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average