Dr. Michael Kralik, MD

Dr. Michael Kralik, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kralik performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
more than 71% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 70% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Kralik's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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 Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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59  Procedures


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Kralik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kralik to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kralik'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 (6)

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...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...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...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...more
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