Dr. Nche Zama MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Nche Zama is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Zama accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Aortic, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1991

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 1991 - 1993

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1986

Harvard University
Other Training, Management, 2010 - 2012

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top 25 Heart Surgeons, Consumer Report

Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, Pocono Medical Center

Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, Pocono Medical Center

Physician of the Year, Pocono Medical Center

Individual of the Year, Sayre

Distinguished Scientist Award, Shaw High School

Emerging Leadership Award, Ohio House of Representatives

George C. Crile,Sr. Traveling Fellowship Award, Cleveland Clinic

Research Award, Cleveland Surgical Society

Publications & Presentations

Effect of Isoproterenol on rat heart,liver,kidney, and muscle
Zama N, Towns RLR 1986 9

Cardiac copper, magnesium and zinc in recent and old myocardial infarction
Zama 1986 9

Efficacy of pelvic packing in maintaining hemostasis after rectal excision for cancer.
Zama, N., Fazio, V. W., Jagelman, D. G., Lavery, I. C., Weakley, F. L., Church, J. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance 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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