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Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Patzelt

Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Dr. Patzelt accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Medicaid
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Dr. Patzelt's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Congenital Heart Defects
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patzelt treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 34% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
Congenital Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patzelt treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Patzelt treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patzelt performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 2% of his peers

Dr. Patzelt performs this procedure more than 2% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Patzelt's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Did a great job on my quadruple bypass in 2005.
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