Dr. Gary M Hochheiser MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Gary Hochheiser is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Springfield, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Hochheiser accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Baystate Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Baystate Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Maine Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2001

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2004

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 10 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 7 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Inhaled epoprostenol during one-lung ventilation.
Raghunathan, K., Connelly, N. R., Robbins, L. D., Ganim, R., Hochheiser, G., DiCampli, R.

Thoracic disk herniation resulting in acutely progressing paraplegia in a pediatric patient.
Giblin, E.M., Hochheiser, G.M.

Elastofibroma dorsi: clinicopathologic review of 6 cases.
Mortman, K. D., Hochheiser, G. M., Giblin, E. M., Manon-Matos, Y., Frankel, K. M.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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