Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD

Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

75 Pringle Way Ste 510

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 786-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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. Linkus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linkus performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Linkus performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linkus treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Linkus treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Linkus treats Vascular Disease more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Linkus treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Linkus' conditions and procedures:

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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
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
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • University Wi
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1983
    University Wi Madison Hosp Clins
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1979
    Univ Of Ca
    Medical School
    1979

Awards

Dr. Linkus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Linkus

4.9

Based on 9 reviews

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4 Stars
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Dr. Linkus is the best. He used unique procedures in a less than perfect facility to save my life. Thank you, Dr. Lunkus.
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Dr. Linkus cares about his patients and is a skilled/experienced surgeon. He is also a good communicator and makes conversation lively and meaningful.
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Dr Linkus operated on me in January of 2015 in an emergency situation. I was flown by life flight from Eagle Lake with a severe Aortic Disection. Dr. Linkus saved my life, I believe if he was not the Dr. that operated on me that I would not be alive today. I am now back to work after being off for...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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