Dr. Raymond H. Schaerf, MD

Dr. Raymond H. Schaerf, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male | 69 years old

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Dr. Schaerf specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Burbank, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgerynull
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      Dr. Schaerf accepts 8 insurance carriers

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      • Aetna
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
      • Cigna
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Humana
      • MultiPlan
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • WellPoint

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      4.9 based on 13 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Schaerf
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (13)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (13)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (13)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Schaerf's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (13)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (13)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Amazing professional: I can not tell you more about his kindness and caring that exceeds any other professional I have EVER worked with!!! He spends time with you as a patient and cares for every aspect of your needs, including fear, amazing clinical expertise and most of all kindness and compassion. I have had a pacemaker for over 40 years and have never had a lead extraction that was successful until my surgery with Dr Schaerf. Fabulous! Thank you for being you!
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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery
      • Cardiac Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • 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
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1972

      • Internship Hospital
        Yale New Haven Hospital
      • Residency Hospital
        University Miami

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Schaerf's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Schaerf's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Schaerf

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients