Dr. Stephen Ely, MD

Dr. Stephen Ely, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Stephen Ely, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

257 McDowell St

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 258-1121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Dissection
very high
more than 97% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Ely'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

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular 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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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41  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ely's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ely to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ely'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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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