Dr. Ralph Ernest Delius MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Ralph Delius is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Detroit, Michigan and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Michigan. He received his medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Delius accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Children's Hospital of Michigan who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Congenital heart surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Michigan

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1989

Ohio State University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992 - 1994

UC Davis School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 3 years in Sleep Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Hybrid Procedure of Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding and Bilateral Ductal Stenting in an Infant with Aortic Atresia and Interrupted Aortic Arch.
Kobayashi, D.,Turner, D. R.,Delius, R. E.,Aggarwal, S.

Association Between Anemia and Packed Cell Transfusion and Outcomes of Ventricular Septal Defect and Atrioventricular Canal Repair in Children.
Khan, Z.,Natarajan, G.,Sallaam, S.,Bondarenko, I.,Walters, H. L.,Delius, R.,Aggarwal, S.

Cumulative Corticosteroid Exposure and Infection Risk After Complex Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
Mastropietro, C. W.,Barrett, R.,Davalos, M. C.,Zidan, M.,Valentine, K. M.,Delius, R. E.,Walters, H. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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