Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 48
  
Dr. Birdas
Accepting new patients

R L Roudebush VA Med Ctr Sgy

1481 W 10th St Indianapolis, IN 46202

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(317) 944-7728

Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Birdas has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Birdas to book an appointment.


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Dr. Birdas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birdas performs Lung Surgery more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Birdas performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birdas performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Birdas performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birdas performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Birdas performs this procedure more than 69% of their peers

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Dr. Birdas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Birdas did my surgery on July 2013. Very happy with him.
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Biography

Dr. Thomas Birdas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Birdas has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Birdas to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Allegheny Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency Hospital
National and Kapodistrian University Of Athens
Medical School

Languages

  • Greek
  • English

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Birdas offer an online patient portal?

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  • Does Dr. Birdas offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Birdas offer evening visits?

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Locations

R L Roudebush VA Med Ctr Sgy

Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center1481 W 10th St Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Cardiothoracic Surgeons Inc

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Inc545 Barnhill Dr Ste Eh215 Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average