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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Dr. Lopez III's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Lopez III 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 III'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 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 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
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

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School
    2000

Awards

Dr. Lopez III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lopez III

4.4

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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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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Average Wait Time
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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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Aetna
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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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