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Dr. Nicholas Gerard Smedira MD is a male Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular 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 8 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

  • 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 10 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
-Teacher of the Year, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 2004 -Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic, 2007 -Best Docs, Cleveland Magazine
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 Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Cleveland, OH.
See Cleveland Surgeons and Cleveland Cardiothoracic Surgeons.