Dr. Peter Crist Kouretas MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Peter Kouretas is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with University Hospitals Case Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 12 doctors at University Hospitals Case Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Ranked #19 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1993

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 2000

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2000 - 2002

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pyloric Exclusion for Treatment of Complicated Duodenal Atresia.
Balakumar, V.,Deross, A. L.,Kouretas, P. C.,Boulanger, S. C.,Barksdale, E. M.

Effect of ABO-incompatible listing on infant heart transplant waitlist outcomes: analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database.
Everitt, M.D., Donaldson, A.E., Casper, T.C., Stehlik, J., Hawkins, J.A., Tani, L.Y., Renlund, D.G., Kouretas, P.C., Kaza, A.K., Bullock, E.A., Cardon, M., Kfoury, A.G.

Experience with the Levitronix CentriMag in the pediatric population as a bridge to decision and recovery.
Kouretas, P.C., Kaza, A.K., Burch, P.T., Witte, M.K., Clayson, S.E., Everitt, M.D., Selzman, C.H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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