Dr. Lars G Svensson MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Lars Svensson is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He received his medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Svensson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Foundation who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Ranked #1 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1987 - 1989

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1987

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1991

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1978

Publications & Presentations

Treatment Options for Aortic Valve Replacement: From Minimally Invasive to Sutureless to Transcatheter
2013 1 28

Mortality characteristics of aortic root surgery in North America.
Caceres, M.,Ma, Y.,Rankin, J. S.,Saha-Chaudhuri, P.,Englum, B. R.,Gammie, J. S.,Suri, R. M.,Thourani, V. H.,Esmailian, F.,Czer, L. S.,Puskas, J. D.,Svensson, L. G.

Influence of TAVR strategy and Valve design on Stroke after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Literature.
Athappan, G.,Gajulapalli, R. D.,Sengodan, P.,Bhardwaj, A.,Ellis, S. G.,Svensson, L.,Tuzcu, E. M.,Kapadia, S. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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