Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD

Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(9)
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Dr. Lee Wagmeister, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Newburgh, IN. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

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
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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

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Specialties

  • 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
  • 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wagmeister to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wagmeister's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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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Dr. Wagmeister accepts 127 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
    Advantage Health Solutions
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Ambetter
  • Ameriben
  • American Family Insurance
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • American National
  • American Pioneer
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Fund
  • Broadspire
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CBA Health Insurance
  • Celtic Insurance Company
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Cofinity
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Conseco
  • CoreSource
  • Corizon Health
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dunn & Associates
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Encore
  • Equitable
  • Essence Healthcare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Global Excel Insurance
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • HealthLink
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Marsh Affinity Group Services
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • MDwise
  • Medco
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicaid of Indiana
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • Medico
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Moda Health
  • Monumental Life Insurance Company
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • MVP Health Care
  • NALC Health Benefit Plan
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Navajo Nation
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Pan American Life Insurance Group
  • Passport Health Plan
  • Pekin Insurance
  • PHCS
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Pipefitters
  • Pittman
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • POMCO Group
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • Principal Life
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Prudential
  • Pyramid Life
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Seabury and Smith Inc.
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
  • SelectHealth
  • Self Pay
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Southern Indiana Health Organization (SIHO)
  • Starmark
  • State Farm
  • State Mutual Insurance Company
  • Teamcare
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • Thrivent Financial
  • TPA
  • Travelers
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • United American Insurance Company
  • United Teacher Associates Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • US Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • York Risk Services
  • Zurich

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Hospitals where Dr. Wagmeister has admitting privileges

St. Vincent Evansville
3700 Washington Ave
Evansville, IN 47714
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Deaconess Gateway Hospital
4011 Gateway Blvd
Newburgh, IN 47630
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Deaconess Hospital
600 Mary St
Evansville, IN 47710
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Methodist Hospital
1305 N Elm St
Henderson, KY 42420
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The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway
4007 Gateway Blvd
Newburgh, IN 47630
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