Dr. Neil Galindez, MD

Dr. Neil Galindez, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Neil Galindez, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston in 2006 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.Read his story

3001 NW 49th Ave Ste 104

Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Self Pay

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Galindez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pericardial Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galindez treats Pericardial Disease more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Galindez treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Port Placements or Replacements
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galindez performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Galindez performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galindez performs Lung Surgery more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Galindez performs this procedure more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Galindez's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dilation
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bacterial Endocarditis
Benign Tumor
Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Cancer
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Abscess
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Nodule
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Partial Lung Collapse
Percutaneous Valve Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Biopsy
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Surgery for Arrhythmias
Surgical Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Having my patients fully understand their disease process and their treatment options is my priority. In my practice I use the heart team approach where the patient's primary care physician, cardiologists, electrophysiologist, other specialists an...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Education

  • 2014
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital
    2014
  • 2011
    Morristown Medical Center-Atlantic Health
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2006
    University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Medical School
    2006
  • 2002
    University Of Texas Pan American
    Undergraduate School
    2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Galindez's Performance
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My experience was unsatisfactory at several points: 1) Pre-op communications seriously understated the procedure, and its likely side effects, 2) Post-op communications was almost non-existent - never successfully reached Dr G despite several calls, 3) two significant complications post op...Read More
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Not a very good patient advocate. Poor communication. Doesn't follow through with insurance issues.
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Locations

Tenet Florida Physician Services

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Choice Care (Humana)
Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Self Pay