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Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Female · Age 47

Dr. Straznicka

Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(925) 932-6330

Dr. Straznicka accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
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Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Straznicka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Straznicka performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Straznicka performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Straznicka treats Lung Cancer more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Straznicka treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Straznicka treats Pulmonary Disease more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Straznicka treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Straznicka's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michaela Straznicka, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Ca Davis
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994

Languages

  • Czech
  • English

Awards

Dr. Straznicka's Reviews

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No nonsense doctor, great bedside manner. Obviously very skilled. Demanding of here team only because patient care is first and foremost with her.
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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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