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Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Rudersdorf

Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Associates

11700 W 2nd Pl Ste 280 Lakewood, CO 80228

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Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 2008 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

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Dr. Rudersdorf's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

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Dr. Rudersdorf performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Rudersdorf performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Lung Surgery

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Dr. Rudersdorf performs Lung Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Rudersdorf performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

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Dr. Rudersdorf treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Rudersdorf treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Rudersdorf'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 Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial 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
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

"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."


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Creighton University
Medical School
Creighton University
Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Patrick Rudersdorf, MD
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I had AAA surgery 09/2017. Very afraid about having surgery Dr R did a wonderful job and cared so much for my health prior to surgery!! I appreciate him saving my life very much. I feel that his office staff was very laxed in my care after surgery. Making promises to do somthing to help with my recovery and failing more than once left me feeling like they really did not care! I had a rash from a reaction to a med and plueral effusion had my daughter not stepped in I am not sure how things would have been taken care at my follow up!! It was a difficult time and could have been so much easier if the office would of been more patient care orriented after!!!
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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 replacement. Dr. Rudersdorf never have up on me, and against all odds, he saved my life. He was there (still is) through every step of my recovery, and was always there for my family, too. Deserves 10 stars!
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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 pre and post surgery care process and we not only recommend him highly but also cannot thank him enough for saving my mom's life! He truly cares about his patients and we will always be thankful.
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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 truly dedicated to what he does and strives for the best for his patients and their families.
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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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