Dr. Thomas Paxton, MD

Dr. Thomas Paxton, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Thomas Paxton, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Aiken, SC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

137 Miracle Dr

Aiken, SC 29801

Contact Information

(803) 641-4874

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Vascular Disease
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more than 78% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 57% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 50% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

30  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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Education

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Finch University Health Sci/Chgo M School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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