Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD

Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Nicholas Lopez, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Paducah, KY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 2000 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.

2601 Kentucky Ave Ste 300

Paducah, KY 42003

Contact Information

(270) 443-5564

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lopez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 87% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Lopez'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lopez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lopez's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Lopez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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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