Dr. Mark Blucher, MD

Dr. Mark Blucher, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Mark Blucher, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from New York Univ Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

625 S New Ballas Rd Ste R-7040

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 251-6970

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Blucher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blucher performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Blucher performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blucher performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Blucher performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blucher performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Blucher performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Blucher's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and 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
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Heart surgery, though being one of the most stressful and complicated medical fields, offers great rewards. Knowing that someone's loved one - mother, father, spouse, sibling - is still able to enjoy life because of your work is a feeling that cannot be matched any other way.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1994
    New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1994

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Dr. Blucher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blucher

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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When I first met with Dr.Blucher he explained my procedure, and made me feel very comfortable and eased a lot of anxiety.
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I first met Dr. Blucher when he arrived at my emergency room to discuss my By Pass surgery. Immediately I was put at ease with his confidence and positive attitude. I knew right away that I was in good hands. I am now 6 weeks out of surgery and doing great. The surgery could not have gone better. I...Read More
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Locations

Mercy Clinic Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Insurance accepted

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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