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Dr. Loren Hiratzka, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. Hiratzka

Dr. Loren Hiratzka, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 39 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.


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Dr. Hiratzka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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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
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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
1977
La Co Harbor Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1971
La Co Harbor Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
Cornell College
Undergraduate School
1980
1977
1971
1970

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

5 Stars
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1 Star
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