Dr. Shreekanth Karwande, MD

Dr. Shreekanth Karwande, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Shreekanth Karwande, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

MountainStar Cardiovascular Surgery

1160 E 3900 S Ste 3500

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
high
more than 83% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
more than 82% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Karwande'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karwande "Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

4  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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49  Procedures

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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

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Education

  • Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Erie County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Karwande has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karwande's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karwande to family and friends
10 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Karwande's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Knowing that you need to have your rib cage opened up and your heart cut into is not a comforting thought. We read up on two other heart surgeons before meeting with Dr. Karwande, the only one who came highly recommended by my cardiologist. Dr. Karwande made us feel like we have known him for...more
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Dr. Karwande is not only a wonderful person but a highly talented surgeon. When I was diagnosed with lung cancer, he saw me within just a few days and scheduled my surgery less than a week after that. He and his staff are absolutely fabulous, always showing the greatest care and concern for my...more
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Dr. Karwande is a pro. He is not only extremely experienced and skilled in what he does, but he clearly conveys, up front, what is going to happen and, afterwards, what happened. He, and his staff have been very responsive to my needs and questions including an outpatient, post-op concern where the...more
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Dr. Karwande and his supporting staff are amazing. My recent heart valve repair surgery was performed perfectly and the care that I have received post surgery has been second to none!
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I have had excellent care and service from Dr. Karwande and his staff. I am treated exceptionally well by Dr. Karwande and his staff. He displays a great deal of concern over my well being. I was fortunate to have him as my surgeon for an Esophagectomy.
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