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Dr. John Thurber, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 65
Dr. John Thurber, MD
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Dr. John Thurber, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL.
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Dr. John Thurber, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 65
Vestavia, AL
Accepting new patients
Dr. John Thurber, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL.

About

Dr. John Thurber, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed a residency at National Naval Medical Center. They currently practice at Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C. and are affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center. At present, Dr. Thurber received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 2 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Thurber is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Pleural Effusion
Partial Lung Collapse
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Pleural Effusion
Partial Lung Collapse
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Carotid Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Lung Cancer
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thoracentesis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Cardiac Tamponade
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Abscess
Mediastinal Tumors
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Noninfective Endocarditis
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Repair
Atherectomy
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Partial Lobectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Sympathectomy
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Cardio-thoracic Surgeons PC
    2871 Acton Rd Ste 100, Vestavia, AL 35243
  2. 2 Ascension St Vincent's Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
    3056 Healthy Way Ste 100, Birmingham, AL 35243

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Jul 03, 2022
I went in with lung cancer. He had to go in twice to get it all , but I’ve been cancer free for 8 years.
Virginia Garrick — Jul 03, 2022
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Biography
  • Dr. John Thurber, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Vestavia, AL. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • National Naval Medical Center
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. John Thurber, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Thurber's profile.

Dr. John Thurber, MD is affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. John Thurber, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Shelby Baptist Medical Center

    1000 1st St N, Alabaster, AL