Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD

Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Patzelt, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

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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Top Care Areas

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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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • 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

Dr. Patzelt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patzelt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patzelt to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Patzelt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Patzelt accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Patzelt has admitting privileges

Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Avenue
Wyoming, MI 49519
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Mercy Health - Mercy Campus
1500 E Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
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