Dr. Richard Gitter, MD

Dr. Richard Gitter, MD

General Surgery | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Gitter specializes in General Surgery and practices in Sioux City, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Gitter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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