Dr. Robert Oakes, MD

Dr. Robert Oakes, MD

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Dr. Robert Oakes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2002 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1600 S 48th St Ste 300

Lincoln, NE 68506

Contact Information

(402) 483-3255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Oakes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Oakes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Oakes does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Oakes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Oakes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oakes' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oakes to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Oakes' 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 (3)

Dr. Oakes took my surgery when the scheduled surgeon in another town cancelled. I am convinced that this was most fortunate. Dr. Oakes, indeed everyone who assisted on my surgery, was careful, considerate, and caring. I have a lot of admiration for Dr. Oakes, especially after reading about him....more
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Dr. Oakes and his staff put me at easy when explaining my open heart surgery. He was kind and compassionate. He was very willing to answer any questions and didn't act like I was taking too much of his time. He also took the time to talk to and meet with all of my family after surgery. He stopped...more
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A competent doctor with a genuinely compassionate human side who only wants the best for his patients. Even though my stepfather did not survive his heart surgery, Dr. Oakes went above and beyond the standard of care.
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