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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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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normal

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 vari...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Did a great job on my quadruple bypass in 2005.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare

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