Dr. Ralph Damiano Jr, MD

Dr. Ralph Damiano Jr, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Ralph Damiano Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

4921 Parkview Pl # 8B

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-7327

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Damiano Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Damiano Jr performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Damiano Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Damiano Jr performs Maze Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Damiano Jr performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Septal Defect
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Damiano Jr treats Septal Defect more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Damiano Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Dr. Damiano Jr's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
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
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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

Biography

Dr. Ralph Damiano Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1989
    Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1980
    Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1980

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Damiano Jr

4.4

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Knowledgeable and skilled surgeon, but if you have complications that are not directly related to your recent surgery he will not take care of you. He will let hospitalist at the hospital take care if you, and he will not be involved in your care. I believe if he had even once looked into my...Read More
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I feel fortunate to have been treated by this outstanding cardiothoracic surgeon who performed minimally-invasive surgery on me six weeks ago. He repaired a severely leaking mitral valve in addition to afib correction during the surgery and both procedures appear to have been very successful. I...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO