Dr. Lana Schumacher, MD

Dr. Lana Schumacher, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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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
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Schumacher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Schumacher performs this procedure more than 92% of her peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Schumacher performs this procedure more than 92% of her peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schumacher performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Schumacher performs this procedure more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Schumacher's 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 Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Schumacher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schumacher

2.7

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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I had a thymectomy. I was in the hospital for a day and a half. Three small incisions and minimal pain considering it's surgery. Dr. Schumacher was professional and did a good job. Nurses at AGH were great too.
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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...Read 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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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