Dr. Mitchell D. Lirtzman, MD

Dr. Mitchell D. Lirtzman, MD

Cardiology | Male | 65 years old

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Dr. Mitchell Lirtzman is Board-certified in thoracic cardiovascular surgery, and has been repeatedly recognized for state and national excellence in heart and vascular outcomes. Our goal is to provide cutting-edge cardiovascular care in the most compassionate manner.Read more

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My mom is a current patient of Dr. Lirtzman. I can't say enough good about him. He is patient and informative, as well as, an amazing surgeon. He performed a triple bypass and a valve replacement on her. She also has severe C.O.P.D. She came through surgery much better than any of us expected. Dr. Lirtzman, after having performed surgery for almost 6hrs came and spoke to my family without one hint of needing to hurry out. He is a brilliant surgeon with a fantastic bedside manner!
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Dr. Lirtzman's Care Philosophy

Dr. Mitchell Lirtzman is Board-certified in thoracic cardiovascular surgery, and has been repeatedly recognized for state and national excellence in heart and vascular outcomes. Our goal is to provide cutting-edge cardiovascular care in the most compassionate manner.

Dr. Lirtzman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Spider Veins
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Presby St Lukes Mc

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush Presby St Lukes Mc

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tulane Mc

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Illinois

    Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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