Dr. Rajeev Kathuria, MD

Dr. Rajeev Kathuria, MD

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56 y/o
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Dr. Rajeev Kathuria, MD is a cardiovascular surgery doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

Arizona Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons

8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • 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
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Mass
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Arizona Top Docs, 2010 2012
  • America's Top Surgeons, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Kathuria has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Kathuria's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kathuria to family and friends
4.8
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Kathuria'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Surprise AZ |
If you need a heart surgeon, look no further! Dr. Kathuria is the best! He replaced an aortic valve and 4 by-passes on my husband who developed complications and Dr. Kathuria saved his life. We had tears at our last appt. as we felt secure and safe in his care. We've never seen such a...more
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in Phoenix, AZ |
I had my bypass surgery done by Dr Kathuria on the 6th of June 2017. Perfect job, even the first day in the ICU, barely had any pain. Recovering was with no complication, just overall an excellent job. On a personal level, He is a very carrying , professional and i was most taken back how humble he...more
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in St. Paul, MN |
Dr. Kathuria has performed open heart surgery on both of my parents. He is a professional who will watch out for his patients and will be direct with you. I can't believe the hours he works when performing surgery. Thank you for saving both my mom and dad!
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Chandler, AZ |
Dr . Kathuria saved my fathers life. He has major heart issues and thanks to Dr. Katherine he is still with us today. I have never seen a Dr. so dedicated. Thank God for him, without him I don't think my father would be here today.
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in Athol, ID |
Dr. Kathuria performed mitral valve repair for me. During our consultations he was very certain I would need a replacement valve so I chose the one that was best for me. During surgery however, Dr. Kathuria discovered he could repair my valve.My new cardiologist believes Dr. Kathuria is extremely...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kathuria accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Medicare Blue PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
    Blue Alliance Network
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    Health Net of Arizona HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kathuria has admitting privileges

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Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 W Thunderbird Blvd
Sun City, AZ 85351
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
7400 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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