Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, MD

Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 58
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Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

1625 SE 3rd Ave # 300

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Contact Information

(954) 355-4665

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Herskowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herskowitz treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Herskowitz treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herskowitz performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Herskowitz performs this procedure more than 87% 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
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herskowitz performs Lung Surgery more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Herskowitz performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Herskowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Dr. Herskowitz philosophy is centered around providing patients with the most up to date care centered around quality, communication and outcomes. That is why his program is one of only a handful around the country  to be designated as a Disease...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1994
University Miami
Residency Hospital
1992
Baylor
Residency Hospital
1987
Baylor
Internship Hospital
1986
Baylor University
Medical School
1982
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Undergraduate School
1994
1992
1987
1986
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Florida Doctors Gold Coast, 2010
  • Ammerican Heart Association Physcian of the Year, 2007

Dr. Herskowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Herskowitz

4.7

Based on 25 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Herskowitz was great and I truly appreciated his patience with me in explaining my procedure and everything that i could expect. He performed mitral valve repair and it went incredibly well. thank you
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I had the opportunity of having Dr. Herskowitz as a health care provider. In a time of ill health and adversity you need someone who is knowledgeable and skilled. Dr. Herskowitz proved to be both. Surgery was a success and the post op period went as smooth as it could go. I have no hesitation in...Read More
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1 month ago my dad had a TAVR procedure with Dr. Herskowitz at Broward General Medical Center. From the first office visit to when he went home to follow up; Dr. Herskowitz was extremely professional, caring, and answered all our questions. We are very happy and my dad is doing very well.
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My father had open heart surgery with Dr. Herskowitz several months ago and I wanted to express my gratitude and thank him for all that he did to restore my dad to health. I appreciate the time he took to explain everything and answer our questions about the surgery. Most doctors do not spend the...Read More
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Dr. Herskowitz recently operated on my mother. She had a difficult aortic valve surgery. She did amazingly well after sugery and went home after 6 days. He could not have more thoughtful and caring about explaining the procedure including all the risks.He spent a lot of time with myself and the...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Holy Cross Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, FL