Dr. Peter Pavlina, MD

Dr. Peter Pavlina, MD

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Dr. Peter Pavlina, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Kettering, OH and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

3533 Southern Blvd Ste 5650

Kettering, OH 45429

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Aortic Dissection
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pavlina "I am devoted to providing expert surgical care that is tempered with a genuine concern for the patient's health"

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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71  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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He did my cardiac bypass. I am an RN. The only complaint I have is my scar, and that is fading! He takes time to answer questions. 1 year after surgery I had questions about incisional pain the cardiologist could not answer. I had changed insurances, they said they would not pay. I called his...Read More
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I owe every day of my life to this man. He was able to completely cure me and prevented me from dying when I was only 42. I hope he enjoys a long happy life. God has truly blessed him.
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Many years ago, my sister, Nicki Wright was in dire need of open heart surgery to repair or replace a heart valve. Her previous 2 open heart surgeries by another doctor were a disaster and no one wanted to try to go back in. Dr. Pavlina did. He was the only one. He saved her life when we were told...Read More
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We highly recommend Dr. Pavlina!
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Consider myself lucky to have had him as my surgeon. Excellent surgeon.
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