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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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. VanBerkel "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 Medicine, we offer our patients innovative technologies, state of the art treatments and the opportunity to be a part of world-renowned health care advancements."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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