Dr. Walter Dembitsky, MD

Dr. Walter Dembitsky, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Dembitsky, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

7910 Frost St Ste 330

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 300-4747

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Mitral Valve Surgery
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more than 76% of peers
Thoracentesis
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more than 70% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • U Mo/Columbia Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Hosp/Wash U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Ellis Fischel St Canc Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dembitsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dembitsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dembitsky to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Dembitsky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in El Cajon, CA |
My is paralysed for life because Dr Walter Dembitsky did not know what he was talking about regarding handling my wife's stroke risk during heart surgery. My wife paid the price.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dembitsky accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Dembitsky has admitting privileges

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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