Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Backhus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backhus performs Lung Surgery more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Backhus performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backhus performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Backhus performs this procedure more than 78% of her peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backhus treats Pulmonary Disease more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Backhus treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Backhus' conditions and procedures:

Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagostomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO