Dr. Leonard Lapkin, MD

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Dr. Leonard Lapkin, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery | Male

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, St. Mary's Medical Group 2643 Patterson Rd Ste 403, Grand Junction, CO 81506 Get Directions
(970) 298-7675

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      Specialties

      • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Critical Care Surgery
      • Trauma Surgery

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Disease
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Septal Defect
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
      • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Replacement
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • Endovascular Procedure
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
      • Endovenous Laser Treatment
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Heart Valve Replacement
      • Heart Valve Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Impella Device
      • Left Ventricular Wire Insertion With VATS
      • 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
      • Mediastinal Surgery
      • Mediastinoscopy
      • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
      • Mini-Maze Procedure
      • Mitral Valve Repair
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Transmycardial Laser Revascularization
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Venous Sclerotherapy
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Illinois/ Cook County Hospital Combined Surgical Program

        Completed in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Illinois/ Cook County Hospital Combined Surgical Program

        Completed in 1990

        University Of Southern California/ Los Angeles County Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgical Residency

        Completed in 1993

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Southern California School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1994

      • Undergraduate School
        Duke University

        Graduated in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Lapkin's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Lapkin

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      Dr. Lapkin's Care Philosophy

      Responsible and skillful application of my surgical knowledge andtechnique to provide best care for long term improvement in quality of life and survival for my patients..