Dr. Michael Petracek, MD

Dr. Michael Petracek, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 72
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Dr. Michael Petracek, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1215 21ST AVE S

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 322-2318

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Petracek's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petracek performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Petracek performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Septal Defect
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petracek treats Septal Defect more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Petracek treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petracek performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Petracek performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Petracek's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
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
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
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
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Petracek, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1981
    Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1977
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1977
  • 1973
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1972
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1971
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

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Dr. Petracek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petracek

4.5

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(8)
4 Stars
10%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10%
(1)

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Dr Petracek worked on my Father in law in 2010. He was suffering with Congestive heart failure. No other Doctors felt he was a candidate for surgery due to his risk factors, Age Overall Condition and disease progression. Dr P performed Aortic Valve, Replacement , Mitral Valve Replacement deviated...Read More
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Choice Care PPO
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