Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos, MD

Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos, MD http://d1ffafozi03i4l.cloudfront.net/img/prov/3/2/J/32J3H_w120h160.jpg Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 79

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 360C
Saint Louis, MO 63131
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Kouchoukos' Experience

Dr. Kouchoukos' Care Philosophy


  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check for Dr. Kouchoukos

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Board of Directors, 2005
  • 53 Textbooks and Chapters
  • Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1978,1981,
  • 400 Medical Journal Publications
  • The Hugh D. McCulloch Award, American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate-Greater St. Louis Area, 2006
  • Hellenic Medical Society of New York - Physician of the Year, 1981
  • St. Louis Magazine Best Doctor List, 2009-2011
  • National Marfan Foundation - Who's Who in America; Who's Who in Health Care; Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare; Who's Who in the Midwest, 2012
  • 125 Published Medical Abstracts
  • Antoine Marfan Award, 2012
  • Distinguished Service Award, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2005
  • 340 Medical Presentations
  • Distinguished Scientist Award, Bicuspid Aortic Foundation, 2007
  • Physician of the Year, Hellenic Medical Society of New York, 1991
  • United States Food and Drug and Administration Consultant, Circulatory Systems Devices Panel
  • Mid-America Transplant Services, Board of Directors

Media & Publications


Education & Training

Medical School

Washington University St Louis
Graduated in 1961

Internship Hospital

Washington University School Of Medicine/ Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Complete in 1962

Residency Hospital

Barnes Jewish Hospital
Complete in 1967
University Ala Hosps
Complete in 1970

Fellowship Hospital

University Ala Hosps
Complete in 1968

Languages Spoken by Dr. Kouchoukos & Staff

  • English

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Michael Mauney, MD
Thoracic Surgery
Same location as Dr. Kouchoukos
Dr. Mark L. Blucher, MD
General Surgery
0.53 miles away
Dr. John Marbarger, MD
Cardiac Surgery
0.53 miles away
Dr. James R. Scharff, MD
Thoracic Surgery
Same location as Dr. Kouchoukos
Dr. Gordon C. Knight, DO
Cardiac Surgery
3.82 miles away
Dr. Hon Chi Suen, MD
Thoracic Surgery
9.51 miles away
Dr. Keith S. Naunheim, MD
Thoracic Surgery
7.05 miles away
Dr. Martin Bergmann, MD
General Surgery
4.9 miles away
Dr. Jeremy E. Leidenfrost, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
3.39 miles away
Dr. Robert Thompson, MD
General Surgery
9.72 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.