Dr. Lifford L Lancaster MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Lifford Lancaster is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital and TriStar Summit Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Baptist Hospital and one of 2 at TriStar Summit Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Louisville
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1987 - 1989

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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