Dr. Loren Hiratzka, MD

Dr. Loren Hiratzka, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Loren Hiratzka, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1970 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

10496 Montgomery Rd Ste 104

Cincinnati, OH 45242

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 22 More

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Dr. Hiratzka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hiratzka performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Hiratzka performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hiratzka treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Hiratzka treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hiratzka performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Hiratzka performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Hiratzka's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abnormal Heart Beat
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cancer
Cardiac Defects
Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Tube Insertion
Conduction Disorder of the Heart
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Symptoms, Heart
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to deliver Patient-centered, Evidence-based, Quality outcome-focused care to all patients and their loved ones.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1980
    University Ia
    Fellowship Hospital
    1980
  • 1977
    La Co Harbor Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1971
    La Co Harbor Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1971
  • 1970
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School
    1970
  • Cornell College
    Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Air Force Commendation Medal, 1974
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical School Honor Society, 1970
  • American Heart Association Kaplan Visionary Award, 2001
  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society, 1966
  • American Heart Association Distinguished Achievement Award, 2010
  • American Heart Association National Chairman's Award, 2006

Media & Publications

  • Over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals.,

Dr. Hiratzka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hiratzka

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Christ Hospital

Cincinnati, OH