Dr. Samuel Vester, MD

Dr. Samuel Vester, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Samuel Vester, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 36 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Vester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vester treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Vester treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vester performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Vester performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vester performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Vester performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Vester's conditions and procedures:

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
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
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 Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Ebstein's Anomaly
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
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
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
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. Samuel Vester, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Vester's Reviews

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4.6

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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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
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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The Jewish Hospital

Cincinnati, OH