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Dr. Stephen Ely, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Ely

Dr. Stephen Ely, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(828) 258-1121

Dr. Ely accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Ely's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ely performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Ely performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ely performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Ely performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ely treats Vascular Disease more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Ely treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Ely'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 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
  • 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 Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • 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
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Ely, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

University Of Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School
1986

Awards

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Today - Sept. 11, 2018 marks 18 years of life given me by Dr. Eli. He and the wonderful staff at Mission removed a myxoma from my heart that would have soon caused heart failure and my death. Thank you, Dr. Eli for 18 years of life. William Newton Hendersonville, NC
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Our son was in the hospital in Asheville and we were fortunate to have Dr. Ely as his doctor. He was more than just a doctor as he showed us where to park our car to have easier access to the hospital, he called us every night to give us a report on our son, he made arrangements to send him to...Read More
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Dr. Ely is a phenomenal surgeon. His incredible surgical skills coupled with his caring demeanor make him the perfect surgeon. He is totally dedicated to his profession and to the patients he serves.
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Mission Health

Asheville, NC