Dr. John Lea MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Lea is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with Saint Thomas Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Lea accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Saint Thomas Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Saint Thomas Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 1977 - 1982

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1982 - 1984

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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