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Michael R Petracek, MD

3022

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Surgery; Professor of Clinical Cardiac Surgery

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4.8 4.8 119 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Adult Congenital Heart and Valve Disease
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Valve Disease
Carotid Disease
Coronary Heart Disease
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Board Certificates

Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2000

Education

MD - Johns Hopkins University, 1971
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1981
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1979
Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1977
Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1972

Locations

Vanderbilt Heart
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
1215 21st Avenue South
5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
I have nothing but praise for Dr. Petracek and his staff - They made me feel special.
Patient | September 27, 2018

All in all exp. very satisfactory. Dr. was one of the best & very _____ & honest.
Patient | September 19, 2018

good
Patient | September 11, 2018

Time spent w/provider is nice but m_____ for long wait times -
Patient | August 2, 2018

Dr. Petracek is truly a marvel!
Patient | July 25, 2018

Very polite and answered all my questions.
Patient | July 24, 2018

Did not discuss follow up care.
Patient | July 12, 2018

An excellent experience.
Patient | June 1, 2018

Outstanding care and concern for my well-being.
Patient | May 2, 2018

Good.
Patient | April 19, 2018

Very good experience with doctor regarding my medications I am taking.
Patient | March 7, 2018

Wonderful positive results valve replacement & valve repair great - and no pain.l
Patient | February 12, 2018

Best provider for the procedure.
Patient | December 15, 2017

An excellent and experienced surgeon. Fortunate to have him.
Patient | November 9, 2017

It seems as if he doesn't listen to my concerns about medicines I take and can't take.
Patient | November 7, 2017

All my care was excellent.
Patient | October 11, 2017