Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD

Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Newburgh, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester in 1992 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

4015 Gateway Blvd Ste 2120

Newburgh, IN 47630

Contact Information

(812) 464-9133

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Ambetter
  • Ameriben
  • American Family Insurance
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • American National
  • 118 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wagmeister performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Maze Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Wagmeister's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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45  Procedures

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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 Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Rochester Department of Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St. Louis University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wagmeister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wagmeister's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wagmeister to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Wagmeister's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Wagmeister was outstanding. He performed two different surgeries on me in 2017. I found him very easy to talk to and understand. He was able to explain things to me without talking down to me. He has a great personality and sense of humor, too. I appreciate everything he did for me and...more
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Dr. Wagmeister is top notch in my book! Did my quadruple bypass surgery in December and I am doing great! He is a very talented surgeon and cares about what he does and about his patients. Would not hesitate to recommend him and the whole Deaconess heart team to anyone needing surgery or rehab!...more
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Dr Wagmeister replaced my aortic valve 2 weeks ago. Of the 3 major surgeries I have experienced in my lifetime (76 years), this heart surgery has been the easiest on me. I have not endured even a moment of pain or discomfort. My life is no longer threatened. I am healing beautifully. And I...more
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Very Defensive and said the total opposite of what he said the day before surgery. He said he was going to do a triple bypass and instead he did a 5 bypass and she did not survive.
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