Dr. Vijay Nuthakki, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 45
  
Dr. Nuthakki
Accepting new patients

St. Vincent Medical Group - Thoracic Surgery

3900 St Francis Way Ste 201 Lafayette, IN 47905

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Dr. Vijay Nuthakki, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Lafayette, IN and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nuthakki has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from NE Ohio U, College of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana - Carmel and St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nuthakki to book an appointment.


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Dr. Nuthakki accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority 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 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nuthakki performs Lung Surgery more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Nuthakki performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nuthakki performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Nuthakki performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nuthakki performs Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Nuthakki performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Nuthakki's conditions and procedures:

  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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I had a robotic assisted lower left lung wedge resection in September 2018. He damaged my intercostal nerve and I’ve been in pain since then with no relief.
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Biography

Dr. Vijay Nuthakki, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Lafayette, IN and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Nuthakki has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from NE...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
NE Ohio U, College of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

St. Vincent Medical Group - Thoracic Surgery

CorVasc MDs Lafayette3900 St Francis Way Ste 201 Lafayette, IN 47905
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CorVasc MDs8433 Harcourt Rd Ste 100 Indianapolis, IN 46260
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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana - Carmel

Indianapolis, IN

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

Indianapolis, IN

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)