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Dr. Alexandros Karavas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
5.0 (16)
Map Pin Small Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alexandros Karavas, MD

Dr. Alexandros Karavas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin and is affiliated with Saint Elizabeth Medical Center. Dr. Karavas, completed a residency at St Elizabeth Hosp-Tufts University|St Elizabeth's Medical Center|Vanderbilt University Med Ctr/Vanderbilt Chldn|Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Karavas an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Karavas works at Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA with other offices in Utica, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Partial Lung Collapse along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Karavas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Boston Medical Center
    732 Harrison Ave Fl 3, Boston, MA 02118 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 638-7350
  2. 2
    MVHS Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group
    2211 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 801-8567

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  • Saint Elizabeth Medical Center

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Partial Lung Collapse
Maze Procedure
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Partial Lung Collapse
Maze Procedure
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Systolic Heart Failure
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Arrhythmias
Ascites
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Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Cardiac Tamponade
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Endocarditis
Gallstones
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Cancer
Mediastinal Tumors
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyloric Stenosis
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Subacute Endocarditis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Typical Atrial Flutter
Varicose Veins
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Gastrotomy
Heart Defect Repair
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pulmonary Thrombectomy
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German and Greek
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1023201563
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital|Harvard/Brigham & Women's Hospital|Hospital of University of Pennsylvania|University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Elizabeth Hosp-Tufts University|St Elizabeth's Medical Center|Vanderbilt University Med Ctr/Vanderbilt Chldn|Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital|Harvard-Brigham Womens Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    Dr. Karavas has seen patients for Partial Lung Collapse, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Karavas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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