Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Dr. Leah Backhus, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Leah Backhus, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Stanford, CA. She 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 Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • 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
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • 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. She specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

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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