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Dr. James D Luketich MD is a male Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
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Dr. James Luketich has 4 office locations.
West Oakland
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surge
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(20)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Luketich is Excellent. Dr. Luketich has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.2941176470588 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6470588235294 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
  • Currently 3.8823529411765 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.4705882352941 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.5
  • Currently 3.5294117647059 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5384615384615 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Luketich, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 32 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Fistula
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Luketich graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 17 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
Barrett Esophagus
Esophagectomy
Esophagoscopy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Laparoscopy
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Pneumonectomy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Thoracoscopy
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
West Oakland
Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Luketich has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • UPMC McKeesport 
  • UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Luketich accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • UPMC Health Plan - 13 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • CareSource - 3 plans
  • Gateway Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • French


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Where does Dr. James D. Luketich practice?
Dr. James Luketich practices Surgery near Pittsburgh, PA.
See Pittsburgh Surgeons.