Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Leah Backhus, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Stanford, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 2000 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

300 Pasteur Dr # CA

Stanford, CA 94305

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
more than 78% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 78% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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