Dr. Karl Krieger, MD

Dr. Karl Krieger, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o
(37)

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Dr. Karl Krieger, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

525 E 68th St # M-404

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Krieger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krieger treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Krieger treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krieger treats Heart Disease more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Krieger treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krieger performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Krieger performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Krieger's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Arch Anomaly
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Root Dilation
Aortic Root Surgery
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
Bypass Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Stent Grafting
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Open Heart Surgery
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

I think that each patient should be treated like a member of your family, a mother or a father. I operate at New York Presbyterian Hospital because I have an opportunity to provide outstanding, state of the art care to each patient. In the las...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1981
    Bellevue Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1976
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1975
  • 1970
    Amherst College
    Undergraduate School
    1970

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Krieger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Krieger

4.1

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Krieger is one of the BEST cardiac surgeons in the U.S. and very helpful to his patients. I would recommend him without hesitation.
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Best medical care I ever got.
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Took time to ask pertinent background questions. Explained surgery in lay terms, which we could understand. He was very caring and we highly recommend him!
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Dr Krieger was very personable. Made me feel more confident and prepared for what was ahead of me. He was very thorough and patient about answering questions. I fully would recommend him and his staff.
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Knowledgeable , compassionate and clear in his explanations of all things medical
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Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
SelectCare
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
WellCare

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