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About Dr. Alfred Casale Jr
Dr. Alfred Casale Jr, MD, FACC, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Wilkes Barre, PA, with another office in Danville, PA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Vascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Casale is affiliated with Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Shamokin Area Community Hospital and Select Specialty Hospital Danville. He speaks English.
Dr. Alfred Casale Jr has the following 2 specialties
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
- Thoracic Surgery
If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.
- Coronary Disease
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Dr. Casale is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Shamokin Area Community Hospital
Select Specialty Hospital Danville
The Heart Hospital At Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Geisinger W Y Valley Med Ctr, Wilkes Barre, Pa
Geisinger South Wilkes Barre
The Heart Hospital At Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
33 Years Experience
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980
Johns Hopkins Health System
Dr. Alfred Casale Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
- Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
- Capital BC PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
- Geisinger Health Plan
- Highmark Community Blue PPO
- Highmark PPOBlue
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
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