Dr. Samuel Vester, MD

Dr. Samuel Vester, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Samuel Vester, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

4030 Smith Rd Ste 300

Cincinnati, OH 45209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 81% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
more than 81% of peers
Aneurysm
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Vester'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

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke Medical Center-Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Children's Hospital Of Harvard University-Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vester's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vester to family and friends
9 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Vester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Vester showed integrity and a sense of pride in the very intricate heart valve replacement surgery he performed even after the so-called heart hospital declined. He saw the family's anguish and completed the task of saving our loved one. It's amazing to see someone come back to you after months...more
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Dr. Vester is an amazing surgeon. I had issues which complicated my surgery and he overcame them. He answered all of my questions. He spent time explaining my situation. His confidence gave me confidence and because of that, I am doing wonderfully now. He has a great personality. His staff...more
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He was called in to do my open heart surgery. He is not a pleasant dr at all. His bedside manner is horrible. He yells at his patients and talks down to them like they are dogs. I kept telling him something was wrong with my breastbone and he wouldnt listen. Now i have to have another surgery to...more
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I had an emergency aortic valve replacement and Dr. Vester was very informative about my procedure and he has a very good bedside manner he joked with me when he knew is was upset, he answered all questions with no problems any time of day
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My husband had issues thru the angioplasty and needed to have a double bypass because of it. Dr. Vester was quick to take over and help my husband out.
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