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Dr. Nicholas G Smedira MD is a male Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Surgery.
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Dr. Nicholas Smedira has 1 office location.
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44185

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nicholas Smedira is Excellent. Dr. Smedira has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nicholas Smedira, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 38 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Blood Clot (Thromboembolism)
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
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Education & Awards

Dr. Smedira graduated from University of Rochester . He has 12 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Diseases
Heart Transplantation
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Best Docs, Cleveland Magazine
Teacher of the Year, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 2004
Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic, 2007
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Smedira has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic 
  • CCHS Cleveland Clinic 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio - 8 plans
  • Anthem - 11 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama - 3 plans
  • CareSource - 3 plans
  • SummaCare Health Plan - 7 plans

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. Nicholas G. Smedira practice?
Dr. Nicholas Smedira practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Surgery near Cleveland, OH.
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