Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD

Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery.

Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Associates

11700 W 2nd Pl Ste 280

Lakewood, CO 80228
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Lung Surgery
more than 53% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
more than 51% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 48% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rudersdorf ""I feel it is very important to educate both the patient and their family regarding their cardiac surgery and post-operative care. I strive to treat each patient as if they were a member of my own family.""

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac 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
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD
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Dr. Rudersdorf performed emergency surgery (10 hours) in December 2016. I honestly do not believe I'd be here today were it not for his superior skills, genuine care and concern for patient well-being, and his commitment to excellence. I had an aortic dissection as well as an aortic valve...Read More
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Dr. Rudersdorf is an exceptional doctor in all aspects. My mom needed aorta surgery due to an aneurysm. He performed a miracle and my mom recovered so quickly! He was always available and so kind to answer questions in an empathetic way yet very knowledgeable. He is most thoughtful throughout the...Read More
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This man saved my life. It was an emergency situation and he explained everything calmly and throughly to me and my family. Then operated on me for nearly 13 hours. He was instrumental in my follow up care, including more operations. One of which saved my leg! I'm so grateful for this doctor! He's...Read More
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I have an aortic birth defect as a middle aged female, & Dr. Rudersdorf was so kind & caring in his communication regarding my diagnosis & prognosis, so very happy that he is my doctor.
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