Dr. Nicholas Lopez III, MD

Dr. Nicholas Lopez III, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Nicholas Lopez III, 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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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

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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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lopez III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lopez III

4.4

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
16.666666666666668%
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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1 Star
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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Thomas Leonard in Paducah, KY – Sep 12, 2018
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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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VIENNA, IL – Mar 09, 2017
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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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Carterville, IL – Jan 23, 2017
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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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thargrove in Wickliffe, KY – Jun 01, 2016
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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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D. Alderson in Paducah, ky – Apr 25, 2016
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