Dr. Victor VanBerkel, MD

Dr. Victor VanBerkel, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Victor VanBerkel, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Washington University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. VanBerkel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanBerkel performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. VanBerkel performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanBerkel performs Lung Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. VanBerkel performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanBerkel treats Lung Cancer more than 88% of his peers

Dr. VanBerkel treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. VanBerkel's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
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
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

At University of Louisville Physicians, we are committed to the delivering the very finest health care to our patients and their families and serving them with personalized care and compassion. As professors and researchers at the UofL School of M...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 2003
    Washington University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2003

Awards

Dr. VanBerkel's Reviews

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I highly recommend Dr. Van Berkel. He explained everything with my surgery. He is also compassionate when talking with you about your issues.
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Dr Van Berkel is very patient and explains everything in language you can understand. Very considerate and understanding. Also quick to respond when you have a question or concern.
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Dr. VanBerkel is an incredibly kind and thorough surgeon. His bedside manner is excellent and he answered all my questions and concerns. I would recommend him to any of my family members and friends. It's nice to know genuine and caring surgeons still exist.
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,dr. vanberkel was kind,compassionate with a bedside manner that relaxed me and gave me complete confidence in his skill. plus he has a wonderfull sense of humor.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

Norton Hospital

Louisville, KY