Dr. Lamar Bushnell, MD

Dr. Lamar Bushnell, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Lamar Bushnell, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

168 N Brent St Ste 508

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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No malpractice claims found for California
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bushnell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bushnell performs Lung Surgery more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Bushnell performs this procedure more than 44% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bushnell treats Heart Disease more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Bushnell treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bushnell performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Bushnell performs this procedure more than 33% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Bushnell's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedure
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Empyema
Endovenous Laser Treatment
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Leg Venous Ulcer
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
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Spider Veins
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracotomy
Thymomas
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vein Diseases
Vein Laser Ablation
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am commited to providing compassionate, advanced cardiac, thoracic and vascular treatment for patients in the Ventura County and surrounding areas.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1995
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1992
    University Utah Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    University Utah Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    University of Utah
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dean's Scholarship -University of Utah, 1984
  • Dean's Research Fellowhsip -University of Utah School of Medicine, 1986
  • Honored for Professional Achievement by The American Heart Association, 2008

Media & Publications

  • Multiple Articles,
  • Gastric Mucosal Damage with Bile Salts at Neutral pH, 1987
  • Recurrence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma at PEG Site in a Patient with Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, 1991
  • Directed Therapy in Human Lung Adenocarcinoma, 1996
  • Ultrastructural Changes in Gastric Epithelium Caused by Bile Salt, 1990

Dr. Bushnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bushnell

4.6

Based on 8 reviews

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Dr. Bushnell is the best Cardio-thoracic Suirgeon I ever met. He is very caring and everytime he visited the pt. he gives encouragement to the pt. and fam. which is very vital to the whole situation. His total management is wholestic not just one area, that's why the pt. has a very high percentage...Read More
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He is a good heart surgeon. I appreciated how he did in my bypass coronary surgery. He was so caring, by the way he gives his instructions to me before and after the surgery. He was so kind and knew how to handle his patient's mood. I felt secured and safe without any worries with the surgery...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente HMO
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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