Dr. Ralph J Damiano MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ralph Damiano is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Ranked #17 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1988

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Publications & Presentations

Patient-specific surgical strategy for atrial fibrillation: promises and challenges.
Schuessler, R.B., Damiano, R.J.

Robotics in cardiac surgery: the Emperor's new clothes.
Damiano, R.J.

Epicardial ablation performance of a novel radiofrequency device on the beating heart in pigs.
Watanabe, Y.,Weimar, T.,Kazui, T.,Lee, U.,Schuessler, R. B.,Damiano, R. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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