Dr. Nathan Kister, MD

Dr. Nathan Kister, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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36 y/o
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Dr. Nathan Kister, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

CAMC Cardiothoracic Surgery

3100 Maccorkle Ave SE Ste 101

Charleston, WV 25304
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • The Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Kister'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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1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • West Virginia University Charleston Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kister's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kister

5.0

Based on 4 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Nathan Kister, MD
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Dr. Kister is very professional, also he is very explanatory on the type of procedure his patient is having. Dr. Kister is willing to answer any questions or concerns that the patient or the family has concerning the procedure or their medical condition. Dr. Kister also takes his time with his ...Read More
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