Dr. Theodore Folkerth, MD

Dr. Theodore Folkerth, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 80
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Dr. Theodore Folkerth, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Oceanside, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

3998 Vista Way Ste A

Oceanside, CA 92056

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Folkerth's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folkerth treats Esophageal Diseases more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Folkerth treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folkerth treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Folkerth treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Pulmonary Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Folkerth treats Pulmonary Disease more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Folkerth treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Theodore Folkerth, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Oceanside, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Stanford Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1975
    Children's Hospital Boston
    Fellowship Hospital
    1975
  • 1972
    Naval Reg Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1972
  • 1967
    Us Marine Corps First Battalion 3rd Division
    Internship Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1966
  • 1965
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1965

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Dr. Folkerth's Reviews

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3.7

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Locations

North County Cardiothoracic Sgy

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

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