Dr. Surindra Mitruka, MD

Dr. Surindra Mitruka, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Surindra Mitruka, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, and more.Read his story

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 200

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Aortic Dissection
more than 71% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
more than 55% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Mitruka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mitruka "Dr. Surin Mitruka received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University. After completing his residency and internship at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Mitruka went on to complete his cardiothoracic fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Before joining Arch Health Partners, Dr. Mitruka was the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz and Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. Dr. Mitruka specializes in all aspects of cardiac and thoracic surgery, with a particular interest in minimally invasive valve surgery and complex coronary revascularization. He has gained national and international recognition in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Mitruka currently lectures and serves as a consultant for large medical device companies. He also leads training programs focused on the surgical management of atrial fibrillation for domestic and foreign physicians. Dr. Mitruka is an expert reviewer in cardiothoracic surgery for the Medical Board of California and is a member of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association. In his practice, Dr. Mitruka follows the philosophy that communication and education are essential in providing the best care possible. He believes that courtesy, consistency and compassion is necessary to ensure trust between him and his patients."
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4  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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53  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Surindra Mitruka, MD
I can only say great things about Dr. Mitruka. July 2, 2017 marks my 10-year anniversary since Dr Mitruka, assisted by Dr. Joseph Wilson both at Eisenhower Medical Ctr, Rancho Mirage, CA, performed Open-Heart surgery on me for a Mitral Valve repair successfully. I am living proof that Dr Mitruka...Read More
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Michael Wolfes in Palm Desert, CA – Jul 04, 2017
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Dr. Mitruka performed open heart surgery on me 2014 after I had a major heart attack at age 54 and saved my life. God bless you Dr. Mitruka. You are an angel sent by god to save lives. Now I enjoy spending time with my family and watch my daughter grow up. Thank you!
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Matthew Hejazi in San Diego, CA – Oct 11, 2016
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