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Dr. Peter Scalia, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Scalia

Jersey Shore Crdthrcc/Vsclr

301 Bingham Ave Ste A Ocean, NJ 07712

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Dr. Peter Scalia, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ocean, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(732) 775-9077

Dr. Scalia accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Scalia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scalia performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Scalia performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scalia performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Scalia performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scalia performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Scalia performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Scalia's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Scalia, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ocean, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1991
University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
Residency Hospital
1988
Beth Israel
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Umdnj-University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Umdnj-University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1991
1988
1987
1983
1983

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Dr. Scalia's Reviews

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3.7

Based on 6 reviews

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had a chest tube put in last week by him... talked me into getting some crazy surgery with a robot which i didn't need my lung was completely healed... had surgery on friday the 8th.. today is Tuesday the 12 and i have been sitting home with the most intense pain and agony of my life.. i called the doctor and the hospital multiple times about the script they wrote for me for my nausea and pain but was told we cant find it..... left multiple voice mails with the office as well as texted the docto
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