Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD

Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

2637 Shadelands Dr

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

(925) 932-6330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 86% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Straznicka'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.

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Ca Davis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Straznicka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Straznicka's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Straznicka to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Straznicka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

She is a wonderful doctor. Spends a lot of time answering questions... never seems in a rush. She was very accomodomating with quick scheduling. she left no stone unturned in trying to diagnois the problem. Can't recommend her hight enough.
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