Dr. Michael Kralik, MD

Dr. Michael Kralik, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. Michael Kralik, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Metro Heart Care

1331 N 7th St Ste 375

Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Maricopa Managed Care
  • Mercy Care
  • Phoenix Health Plan

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Dr. Kralik's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kralik treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Kralik treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kralik treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Kralik treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kralik treats Vascular Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kralik treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kralik's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
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
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

To help people achieve health for life.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1993
    New York University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kralik

4.7

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I was diagnosed with block main artery. Surgery scheduled for angioplasty with my cardiologist. Once he got inside found conditions worst backed out contacted Dr.Kralik. Surgery set for triple by-pass but once in saw worst conditions than thought and did quadruple. By-pass And no doubtably saved...Read More
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We found Dr. Michael Kralik to be extremely knowledgeable, compassionate and conciencious. In this modern day when it seems that it's all about 'inventory' and money in the medical world, Dr. Kralik took the time to diagnose and correct the problem and seemed genuinely compassionate for the...Read More
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I lost my left leg due to his incompetence.
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On this past Memorial day Dr. Kralik operated on me to remove fluid between my lungs and rib cage. At 65 I have been fortunate to never having been admitted to a hospital. I have to admit I was scared. I can truly say that because of Dr Kralik's forthright demeanor and air of confidence I was...Read More
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Doctor Kralik came to hospital, very cordial, he's busy, everyone in the hospital said he's good, my husband had a blocked carotid arerty in the neck, the artery was twisted, little more challenging. Doctor said he see's that in one patient every two year, that's who you want someone with lot's of...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus PPO
CopperPoint Mutual
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Maricopa Health Plan
Maricopa Managed Care
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Veteran Administration Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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