Dr. Karl Limmer, MD

Dr. Karl Limmer, MD

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Dr. Karl Limmer, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

8010 Frost St Ste 408

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 939-7471

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Limmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Limmer treats Heart Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Limmer treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Limmer performs Lung Surgery more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Limmer performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Limmer treats Vascular Disease more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Limmer treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Limmer's 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 Embolism and Thrombosis
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
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
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
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karl Limmer, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2005
    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2005

Dr. Limmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Limmer

4.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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My son received a emergency LVAD surgery at Sharp. My son received the very best care from his cardiology team. Dr Limmer provided extra personal care about my son’s progress that really impressed me.
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Molina Healthcare
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
Health Premier

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