Dr. Samuel Pollock Jr, MD

Dr. Samuel Pollock Jr, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Pollock Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

BHMG Cardiac Surgery

3900 Kresge Way Ste 46

Louisville, KY 40207
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

Background Check

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Dr. Pollock Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollock Jr performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Pollock Jr performs this procedure more than 95% 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
Mitral Valve Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollock Jr performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 84% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollock Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Pollock Jr treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Pollock Jr'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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
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
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
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

Care Philosophy

Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive, multispecialty network of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our providers are committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care and strive to treat our patients the way we would want to be treated, every time, at every Baptist Health location.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1980
    University of Kentucky
    Medical School
    1980
  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Pollock Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pollock Jr

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
13.333333333333334%
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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Pollock Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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This man also saved my father’s life. He was hanging on by a thread and was told by another heart surgeon that he would very likely die during the procedure. After letting that heart surgeon know the desire was for Dr. Pollock to operate, Dr. Pollock stepped in the room and reassured my father that...Read More
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This man saved my father's life. Two hospitals and multiple doctors couldn't pinpoint what had happened to to my dad in the past year. Dr Pollock stepped up with his educated opinion, scheduled surgery less than a week later, and did six bypasses on my elderly father. I can not thank this man...Read More
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Excellent caring surgeon. Skillful with very good bedside manor. Does a superior job of explaining in detail all that will happen during and after surgery.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test 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 Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Baptist Health Floyd

New Albany, IN

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