Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD

Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 60
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Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1984 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

9500 Euclid Ave

Cleveland, OH 44195

Contact Information

(216) 445-7052

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Smedira's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smedira performs Maze Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Smedira performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smedira treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Smedira treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smedira treats Pericardial Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Smedira treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis

Dr. Smedira's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1984 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1984
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Smedira's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD
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Had tricuspid valve replaced December 6, 2017. In 2011, I had a mitral valve and an aortic valve replaced at another hospital. Was a little apprehensive about having a 3rd valve replaced. Dr Smedira is an excellent heart surgeon, and I was very comfortable after he explained what he would do...Read More
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Went for more surgery . Does not operate unless absolutely necessary was very happy with that.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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MultiPlan
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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH