Dr. Lana Schumacher, MD

Dr. Lana Schumacher, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Lana Schumacher, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 2001 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

320 E North Ave Ste 363

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

(412) 359-6137

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Schumacher'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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schumacher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schumacher's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schumacher to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Schumacher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very disappointing experience, would not listen to concerns and when did all she could say is "I don't know" My original surgery relapsed and I almost died several times. Did not seem to really care that my entire life has been altered by the condition I was left to deal with. Focused only on...more
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Lousy. Nothing more than a high paid salesperson for expensive surgery to get practice. She will insist on surgery that is not even needed. And then go on vacation while you are alone in a room close to death being watched by inexperienced nurses who can't install an IV, and when you can't eat they...more
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