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Dr. Paul Orecchia, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Orecchia

Dr. Paul Orecchia, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.


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(605) 399-4300

Dr. Orecchia accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Orecchia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orecchia performs Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Orecchia performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orecchia treats Thrombosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Orecchia treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Orecchia performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Orecchia performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Orecchia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Orecchia, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1997
University Pa
Residency Hospital
1983
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Letterman Amc Presidio
Residency Hospital
1977
Letterman Amc Presidio
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
1983
1981
1977
1976

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3.7

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Dr. Orecchia saved my life when I went into cardiac arrest. He not only figured out the problem but fixed the problem after a lengthy surgery.
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