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Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Linkus

Dr. Kevin Linkus, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Irvine in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.


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(775) 786-4200

Dr. Linkus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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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 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
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • 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
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • 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
  • Tricuspid Valve 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 36 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Irvine in 1975 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
1979
University Of California School Of Medicine-San Diego
Medical School
1975
University Of California School Of Medicine-Irvine
Medical School
1983
1979
1975

Awards

Dr. Linkus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Linkus

4.9

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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