Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD

Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

100 Michigan St NE Ste 8830

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 459-7258

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • 2 More

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Congenital Heart Defects
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more than 36% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
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more than 12% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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more than 2% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patzelt "Our group has been serving the needs of West Michigan patients for more than 55 years. The surgeons of WMCTS, with more than 150 years of combined experience, employ the latest and most comprehensive surgical approaches for the treatment of a variety of cardiothoracic conditions. Our skilled surgical team is dedicated to providing unparalleled, personalized care and to improving the quality of life for our patients."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

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Education

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Royal Infirm Of Edinburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Colorado Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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