Dr. Lishan Aklog, MD
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Dr. Lishan Aklog, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

Center for Thoracic Disease and Transplantation 500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500, Phoenix, AZ 85013 Get Directions
(602) 406-4000

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Dr. Aklog specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery

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      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Root Dilation
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Endocarditis
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Regurgitation
      • Septal Defect
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Aortic Valve Replacement
      • Aortic Valvuloplasty
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Lung Surgery
      • Maze Procedure
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Radiofrequency Ablation
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Harvard Medical School

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Brigham And Women'S Hospital Surgery

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Brigham And Women'S Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgery

        Completed in 1997

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Brigham and Women's Hospital

        Completed in 1998

        Harefield Hospital

        Completed in 1999

        L'Hopital Broussais

        Completed in 1999

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Aklog's Office & Staff

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

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients