Dr. Paul Preissler, MD

Dr. Paul Preissler, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Paul Preissler, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

56 Franklin St Ste 2

Waterbury, CT 06706

Contact Information

(203) 709-6751

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Preissler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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more than 72% of peers
Mitral Valve Surgery
normal
more than 64% of peers
Aortic Valve Surgery
normal
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Preissler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
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16  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/11/2014
    Amount or Range: Average
    State: Connecticut
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Hartford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Preissler has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Preissler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Preissler's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Preissler to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Preissler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr.Preissler gave me 2 Coronary Artey Bypasses 22 years ago and I play golf at least 4 days a week as an octogenarian. Bill Ahn,Manchester,CT
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Did my CABG surgery last year. He is a very caring person. He explained everything very well. Surgery went great he is the best!
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