Dr. Karl Edward Grunewald MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Karl Grunewald is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Chester, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Crozer-Chester Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Grunewald accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Crozer-Chester Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including German, Portuguese and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Christiana Care Health Services
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1985

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1985 - 1988

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 28 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

DE State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Reoperative aortic and mitral prosthetic valve replacement in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Mora, C. T., Grunewald, K. E.

Surgical treatment of interventional coronary angiographic accidents.
Morris, R. J., Kuretu, M. L., Grunewald, K. E., Samuels, L. E., Strong, M. D., Wechsler, A. S.

Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic renal failure: A reappraisal.
Samuels, L. E., Sharma, S., Morris, R. J., Kuretu, M. L., Grunewald, K. E., Strong, M. D., Brockman, S. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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