Dr. Stephen Cassivi, MD

Dr. Stephen Cassivi, MD

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Dr. Stephen Cassivi, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

2001 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medica
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Dr. Cassivi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cassivi performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cassivi performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cassivi performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cassivi performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cassivi performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Cassivi performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Cassivi's conditions and procedures:

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Breathing Disorders
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Trauma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cystic Fibrosis
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dysphagia
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excessive Sweating
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Impacted Shoulders
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenopathy 
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Procedures
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Respiratory Diseases
Sarcoidosis
Segmentectomy, Open
Spinal Cord Injury
Stomach Cancer
Surgical Procedures
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Upper Airway Obstruction
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Cassivi, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2002
Washington University-Barnes Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Unversity Of Toronto
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Toronto
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
University Of Ottawa
Undergraduate School
2002
2000
1994
1994
1990

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cassivi's Reviews

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4.6

Based on 10 reviews

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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I have had many medical issues and been in many Hospitals across the U.S. always trying to seek out the best possible care. Without doubt Dr. Cassivi ranks right at the top. Highly competent, truly caring and concerned about staying in touch after the surgery has been completed. I personally feel...Read More
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World class , skilled , compassionate & professional thoracic surgeoen. He quickly came up with a plan, removed the cancer tumor from my chest. He kept us informed at every turn, answered our questions and treated us with respect. I felt like we were in the best facility & getting the best care...Read More
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Dr. Cassivi exemplifies what every physician should strive for. He is caring, compassionate, and outstanding in his field. He has gone over and beyond again and again to make sure that I receive the best care that Mayo has to offer, even though my problems had nothing to do with thoracic surgery....Read More
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Professional, respectful, compassionate and driven. He throughly explained all,options and followed thru beyond our expectations. Creates a team approach and patient centered care
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medica
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pipefitters
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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