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Dr. Ryan Plichta, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 39

Dr. Plichta

Dr. Ryan Plichta, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.


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(919) 681-5925

Dr. Plichta 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 Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Plichta's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aortic Dissection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Plichta treats Aortic Dissection more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Plichta treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Plichta treats Vascular Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Plichta treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Plichta performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Plichta performs this procedure more than 62% 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

Dr. Plichta's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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. Ryan Plichta, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Loyola Cardiothor Surg
Fellowship Hospital
Loyola University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Loyola University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2008
Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
Medical School
2002
Tufts University
Undergraduate School
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
2008
2002

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Dr. Plichta's Reviews

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Dr Plichta made me feel confident and assured that I would be in "good hands". He explained the procedure I was about to have clearly and helped me understand the risks and rewards. After the procedure, Dr Plichta fully explained how everything went and gave me clear instructions for my recovery....Read More
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Took very good care of me Great bedside manner, very caring. Explains everything very thoroughly
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I have been following Dr. Plichta and his training and career through recent years with close friends. I have the utmost confidence in his ability and bedside manner. If the need arises I would travel the distance required to be in his care there at Duke!
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Wonderful Doctor! Took great care of my mother! Would highly recommend!!
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