Dr. Karl Uy, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Uy
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UMASS Memorial Med Ctr Thrc Sur

67 Belmont St Ste 201 Worcester, MA 01605

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(508) 334-8996

Dr. Karl Uy, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Worcester, MA. Dr. Uy has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Health Alliance Hospital Burbank. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Uy to book an appointment.


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Dr. Uy accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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 50% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uy performs Lung Surgery more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Uy performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uy performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Uy performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uy performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 59% of their peers

Dr. Uy performs this procedure more than 59% of their peers

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Dr. Uy's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Biography

Dr. Karl Uy, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Worcester, MA. Dr. Uy has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Health Alliance Hospital Burbank. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Uy to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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Locations

UMASS Memorial Med Ctr Thrc Sur

UMASS Memorial Med Ctr Thrc Sur67 Belmont St Ste 201 Worcester, MA 01605
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Health Alliance Hospital Burbank

Fitchburg, MA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)