Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD

Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. Mark Wertheimer, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1965 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1000 Langworthy St

Dubuque, IA 52001

Contact Information

(563) 584-3490

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
more than 55% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 41% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 32% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • University Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • University Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wertheimer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wertheimer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wertheimer to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Wertheimer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Poor bed side manor, Had a triple bypass, major problems, was shipped Madison, was told there I never should have even been opened up. Very poor Dr. Would NEVER recommend
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He took the time to evaluate and treat my daughter as well a sister get her care transferred to another hospital who provided excellent care. Really disappointed in other mds but this MD was very helpful and really cared
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provided excellent care to my daughter!
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Bad attitude and no knowledge of how to perform an AV fistula. Mine didn't work after 6 months of healing. He didn't transpose the vein out of the center of the arm so the dialysis nurses would have access to it with needles. They had about two inches of access to work with. This procedure is done...more
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