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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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
more than 72% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 63% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Linkus'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Linkus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Linkus' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Linkus to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Linkus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...more
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