Dr. William Rachwal, MD

Dr. William Rachwal, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
(3)

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Dr. William Rachwal, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Toledo, OH and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

ProMedica Physicians Cardiothoracic Surgeons

2109 Hughes Dr Ste 470

Toledo, OH 43606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rachwal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Rachwal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rachwal "Our group's goal is to provide national level care right here in Toledo, Ohio. We strive to provide surgical approaches that minimize risks and maximize patient benefits."

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dilation
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Vascular Disease
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55  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Vice-President Beta Chapter of Michigan, 1989-1990
  • House Officer of the Month, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI, September
  • New Investigator Award, American Cancer Society's 4th Annual Cancer Research Conference, 1993
  • Medical Doctor with High Destinction, Wayne State University, 1990
  • Roger Walker Jr Honors Scholarship, 1988-1990
  • Thoracic Surgery Research Fellowship Grant, University of Michigan, 1993-1994
Media & Publications
  • Colloid Oncotic Pressure and Body Water Dynamics in Septic and Injured Patients, 1991
  • Use of Glucose Reflectance meters by House officers on a Medical Teaching Ward, 1993
  • E-cadherin expression in primary and metastatic thoracic neoplasms and in Barrett's oesophagus., 1995
  • Expression and Activation of erbB2 and EGFR in Lung Adenocarcinoma, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rachwal's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rachwal to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rachwal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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