Dr. Lifford Lancaster, MD

Dr. Lifford Lancaster, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(11)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lifford Lancaster, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Nashville Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 400

Nashville, TN 37207
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • One Health
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Lancaster'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.

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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53  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Texas
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lancaster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lancaster's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lancaster to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lancaster's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This man was so straight forward, honest and simple it was scary, my triple bypass was a huge success even though I went down with a "widowmaker" heart attack at work. When we met in the ER he was on call and even then he was assuring me that we would see each other after my surgery. Lee saved my...more
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I was fortunate to meet Dr. Lancaster by way of several referrals . After suffering months of pain due to blocked arteries, he assured me he could help me. In a "tell it like it is" down to earth conversation he explained what he could do, when he could do it and about how long it would take. I...more
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I have been seeing Dr Lancaster for 10 years and he has been excellent in all he has done for me. He has replaced arteries in both of my legs and both are doing well. I am an RN and I know a good doctor when I see one. I would recommend him a million times a day if I had the opportunity.
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