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Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Gleason

Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.


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Dr. Gleason accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Gleason's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aortic Dissection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gleason treats Aortic Dissection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gleason treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gleason performs Lung Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gleason performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gleason treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gleason treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Gleason's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2003
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Virginia
Internship Hospital
1993
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School
2003
2000
1994
1993

Awards

Dr. Gleason's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gleason

3.5

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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BEWARE!!! RUN AWAY! My mother went into what was to be a 3 hour surgery turned into 10 hours. After the surgery she went into cardiac arrest and DIED. He ran into complications during the surgery and should have stopped but he did not. He NEVER even closed her up! I would ask him how many...Read More
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Dr. Gleason is very straight forward. He is very confident in himself and his staff. My mother had an aneurysm repair. He and his staff were excellent!
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No bedside manner, lack of empathy for patient/family. Told one kind of surgery &then found out they did different surgery, we would of went for second opinion & this was 2 different visits of being told of same surgery we thought she was having &different people at the each visit who heard the...Read More
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Look no further, this doctor/surgeon is the best out there. I had quadruple bypass 4 years ago with no problems. I just had a AVR, done on Friday afternoon and released on Monday that's right, 3 days later. Now,. 3 weeks post, all my incisions are healed and I am driving local. I have had zero...Read More
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I am writing this on behalf of my 87 year mother who had aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass graft in early March 2017. He is an impressive surgeon with outstanding skills. I highly recommend him and the preliminary staff who were efficient. She did remarkably well and is...Read More
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