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Dr. Paul Preissler, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Preissler

Dr. Paul Preissler, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Medicine in 1976 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.


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(203) 709-6751

Dr. Preissler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (7/11/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Preissler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Preissler treats Heart Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Preissler treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Preissler performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Preissler performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Preissler 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. Preissler's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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 Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Preissler, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Medicine in 1976 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1983
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1981
Hartford Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Hartford Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Connecticut School Medicine
Medical School
1983
1981
1977
1976

Dr. Preissler's Reviews

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4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Preissler, MD
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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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