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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Joplin, MO
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Joplin, MO. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. They graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Rush Medical Center. Dr. Hand, completed a residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital/washington University|Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ. Patients rated Dr. Hand an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Hand works at Practice in Joplin, MO with other offices in Meridian, MS, Saint Petersburg, FL and Bellingham, WA. 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. Hand's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Freeman Health System
    1102 W 32nd St, Joplin, MO 64804 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (417) 347-1111
  2. 2
    Dwight E Hand MD
    1800 12th St # 2E, Meridian, MS 39301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (601) 703-9639
  3. 3
    Bayfront Medical Center
    601 7th St S Ste 530, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 553-7450
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    Cardiothoracic Surgery At Peacehealth Northwest Medical Center
    2979 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 201, Bellingham, WA 98225 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (360) 788-6800

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  • Ochsner Rush Medical Center

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Shortness of Breath
Cardiac Ultrasound
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Heart Xenotransplant
Maze Procedure
Acinar Cell Carcinoma
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adenocarcinoma of Lung
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Adhesive Pericarditis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
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Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
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Benign Heart Tumors
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Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Cardiac Arrest
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Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
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Carotid Atherosclerosis
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Calcification
Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Artery Fistula
Coronary Atherosclerosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
Dissecting Aneurysm
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Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
False Aneurysm
Familial Atrial Fibrillation
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Block
Heart Cancer
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
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Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Ludwig's Angina
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Mediastinal Cancer
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Orthostatic Hypotension
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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Pleura Cancer
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Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory System Cancer
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Saccular Aneurysm
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Septic Embolism
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
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Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thymus Cancer
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
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Varicose Veins
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Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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Ventricular Septal Defect
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Acid Reflux Surgery
Airway Reconstruction Surgery
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Aortic Repair
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Aortic Valve Surgery
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Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
Arterial Graft
Arterial Line Insertion
Arterial Puncture
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atrial Conduits for Surgical Revascularization
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Breath Testing
Cancer Counseling
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Cardiac Ablation
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Cardiac Doppler
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Procedure
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Cardiac Shunting Procedures
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Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
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Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Central Line Insertion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest X-Ray
Cholesterol Screening
Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
Congenital Heart Surgery
Conscious Sedation
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Revascularization
Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
Coronary Atherectomy
Coronary Thrombectomy
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Defibrillator Implantation
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diet Counseling
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Electrophysiological Study
Embolectomy Arterial
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Emergency Cardioversion
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Endotracheal Intubation
Endovascular Procedure
Esophageal Surgery
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Exercise Counseling
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Hardware Removal
Heart Biopsy
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
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Heart Valve Surgery
Heart-Lung Transplant
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inferior Vena Cava Filter
Intercostal Nerve Block
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
IV Cutdown
IV Rehydration
IV Sedation
IV Therapy
Laceration Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laser Surgery
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
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Lung Biopsy
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Lung Surgery
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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
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Lymph Node Resection
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Mechanical Embolectomy
Mechanical Thrombectomy
Mechanical Ventilation
Mediastinal Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
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Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Moderate Sedation
Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Myocardial Revascularization
Myocutaneous Flaps
Nerve Blocks
Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
Nuclear Stress Testing
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
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Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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Pancoast Tumor Excision
Parenteral Nutrition
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
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Pulmonary Procedures
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
Scar Revision Surgery
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Swan-Ganz Interpretation
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracic Transplantation
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombolytic Therapy
Tilt Table Testing
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
Treadmill Stress Test
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Tube Feeding
Tumor Resection
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Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Access Creation and Care
Ventilator Management
Ventricular Resection
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
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    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    • 36 years of experience
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    Education & Certifications

    • UCLA Medical Center|University of Cincinnati|University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    • Barnes Jewish Hospital/washington University|Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ
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    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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