Dr. Rafe Connors, MD

Dr. Rafe Connors, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Rafe Connors, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 360C

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 996-5287

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Connors' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connors treats Pulmonary Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Connors treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Lung Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connors performs Lung Surgery more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Connors performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connors treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Connors treats this condition more than 82% 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. Connors' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our cardiac surgery practice at Missouri Baptist includes highly-skilled surgeons who work with each other on a daily basis in collaboration, not competition, treating each patient. Our group is unique in its level of experience and service provid...


  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


  • 2010
    University Of Virginia; Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2008
    University Of Utah
    Residency Hospital
  • 2006
    University Of Utah; Research
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2003
    University Of Utah
    Internship Hospital
  • 2002
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School


  • German
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons,
  • American College of Surgeons,
  • Chief Surgery Resident, University of Utah,
  • Moeller Surgical Society,
  • Medical Journal Publications: Trauma, American Journal of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery,

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What People Say About Dr. Rafe Connors, MD
I was taken to the E.R. at Mckay Dee (Ogden) Octobe 2014. Had a quadruple bypass December of same year, my wife also underwent a quadruple bypass. This amazing surgery was performed by Dr. Rafe Conners. We are very grateful for the extra time he has given to us and the talent the the almighty has...Read More
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