Dr. Victor Schmelzer MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Victor Schmelzer is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Edgewood, Kentucky. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Schmelzer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hungarian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1989

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Case report: transthoracic retrograde venous bullet embolization.
Schmelzer, V., Mendez-Picon, G., Gervin, A. S.

The post-cardiac surgery chest radiograph: a clinically integrated approach.
Henry, D. A., Jolles, H., Berberich, J. J., Schmelzer, V.

Concomitant cardiac and pulmonary operation: the role of cardiopulmonary bypass.
Ulicny, K. S., Schmelzer, V., Flege, J. B., Todd, J. C., Mitts, D. L., Melvin, D. B., Wright, C. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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