Dr. Ronald Leidenfrost, MD

Dr. Ronald Leidenfrost, MD

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Dr. Ronald Leidenfrost, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1973 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

222 S Woods Mill Rd Ste 550

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Contact Information

(314) 434-3049

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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  • MultiPlan

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(314) 434-3049

Dr. Leidenfrost accepts the following insurance:

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

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Dr. Leidenfrost's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leidenfrost performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leidenfrost performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Leidenfrost performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leidenfrost performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Leidenfrost performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Leidenfrost's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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

"Ronald Leidenfrost, MD, is chief of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Luke's Hospital and chairman of it's Heart and Vascular Institute. He is a member of a highly-qualified team treating all aspects of adult heart, lung, esophageal, chest wall and vasc...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1983
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
1983
1979
1974
1973

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Had bypass graft surgery a year ago. Dr. Leidenfrost, his nurse practitioners, CICU and Step-down staff of the highest quality, well trained, professional, caring, friendly. My heart problems were discovered in cardiac cath after I had had a heart attack of which I was unaware and my heart was in...Read More
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The most excellent surgeon and team you will find in the St. Louis area. Beyond professional and caring. Wonderful personal skills with family. As a family member, I was profoundly impressed with Dr. Leidenfrost's professional manner and care for patient and family. He and his team are simply...Read More
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St. Luke's Hospital

Chesterfield, MO