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Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD

Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 44

  

Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Paducah, KY. He specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.


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(270) 572-4015

Dr. Lopez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Lopez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Lopez performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lopez performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lopez treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Lopez's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive, multispecialty network of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our providers are committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care and strive to treat our patients the way we would want to be treated, every time, at every Baptist Health location.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Awards

Dr. Lopez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lopez

4.4

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
0%
(0)

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I came into the ER with almost no chance of survival I had a allergic reaction that sent me into a severe asthma attack tore both lungs and and so many other things! Dr Lopez saved my life I owe this man so much words can not explain! His humor alone was what I looked forward to ever day while in...Read More
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Make an appointment and I've been waiting an hour and 15 minutes and still haven't seen a doctor.
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Dr. Lopez had a wonderful bedside manner he was very polite courteous and took time to explain each procedure. I would highly recommend this surgeon.
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My Dad has serious lung disease & came in contact with Dr. Lopez several months back when he was admitted in to the hospital with a collapsed lung. Dr. Lopez was positive, honest, consistent, and presented options/possibilities factually. He never gave up on helping to get him to a point where he...Read More
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Dr. Lopez performed surgery on my husband in 2010. He was admitted through ER. Thankfully, Dr. Lopez was on call. He is a caring Dr. We highly recommend Dr. Lopez & his staff.
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