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How can I find out which hospital in my area is best at doing heart bypasses?

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Dr. Philip Ovadia
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: STS, PHC4 reports

In pennsylvania, there are 2 public reports available for cardiac surgery programs.
The phc4 (www.Phc4.Org) is a report that all cardiac surgeons in pa must participate in. The society of thoracic surgeons maintains a voluntary, national database of cardiac surgery results. The sts recently partnered with consumer union (www.Consumerreports.Org/health) to make these ratings publicly available.

In brief: STS, PHC4 reports

In pennsylvania, there are 2 public reports available for cardiac surgery programs.
The phc4 (www.Phc4.Org) is a report that all cardiac surgeons in pa must participate in. The society of thoracic surgeons maintains a voluntary, national database of cardiac surgery results. The sts recently partnered with consumer union (www.Consumerreports.Org/health) to make these ratings publicly available.
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Resources...

Consumer reports, leapfrog group, sts.Org.

In brief: Resources...

Consumer reports, leapfrog group, sts.Org.
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