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Dr. Ralph James Damiano MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 30 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Adult Medicine.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ralph Damiano, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Damiano has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ralph Damiano, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Edema
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
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Education & Awards

Dr. Damiano graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass
Endoscopy
Myocardial Ischemia
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Damiano has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Missouri Medicaid - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

Languages

  • French


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Ralph J. Damiano practice?
Dr. Ralph Damiano practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Adult Medicine near Saint Louis, MO.
See Saint Louis Surgeons and Saint Louis Family Physicians.