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 Univ Sch Of Med 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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Top Care Areas

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

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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more than 74% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 72% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Limmer'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

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Limmer does not have any board certifications listed.

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Limmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Limmer

4.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
12.5%
(1)
2 Stars
12.5%
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1 Star
0%
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What People Say About Dr. Karl Limmer, MD
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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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