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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Jessen, Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon, Cardiac Electrophysiologist is Excellent. Dr. Jessen has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Jessen, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Injuries
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Neurosurgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Jessen graduated from University Of Manitoba School of Medicine. He has 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Harold Micay Surgical Resident Award
Davis and Geck Surgical Resident Award
Lyndon Baines Johnson Research Award
American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate (1994)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society *


Dr. Jessen has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Parkland Health & Hospital System 
  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael E Jessen MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Michael E. Jessen practice?
Dr. Michael Jessen has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Jessen practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Surgeons, Dallas Cardiothoracic Surgeons, and Dallas Cardiologists.