Dr. Eric J Okum MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Eric Okum is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda North Hospital and Christ Hospital. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Okum accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Bethesda North Hospital and one of 16 at Christ Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Cardiac
Education & Medical Training
University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1996 - 2002
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2002 - 2004
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1996
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified 11 years in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 9 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
KY State Medical License
Active through 2013
OH State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Administration of rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin during cardiopulmonary bypass: a novel approach to the highly sensitized cardiac transplant patient.
Okum, E.J., Perez-Tamayo, R.A., Higgins, R.D., Kasirajan, V., Flattery, M., Crowley, S.
Okum, E.J., Henry, D., Kasirajan, V., Deanda, A.
Prehospital resuscitation with phenylephrine in uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock and brain injury.
Alspaugh, D. M., Sartorelli, K., Shackford, S. R., Okum, E. J., Buckingham, S., Osler, T.
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Choice
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Sagamore Health Plus
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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10500 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone: (513) 865-5120
Fax: (513) 865-5121