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Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
4.5 (61)
Map Pin Small Miami, FL
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD

Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Miami, FL. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. They graduated from Universidad Central del Este Escuela de Medicina and is affiliated with St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Lamelas an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Lamelas works at Cardiothoracic Surgery University of Miami in Miami, FL. 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. Lamelas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Cardiothoracic Surgery University of Miami
    1400 NW 12th Ave Ste 1, Miami, FL 33136 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 689-2784
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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Maze Procedure
Aortic Valve Surgery
Partial Lung Collapse
Aortic Valve Disease
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Intestinal Obstruction
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Gastrotomy
Heart Defect Repair
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thoracentesis
Adhesive Pericarditis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Biliary Atresia
Biventricular Heart Failure
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Constrictive Pericarditis
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Crohn's Disease
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Marfan Syndrome
Mediastinal Tumors
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Noninfective Endocarditis
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Subacute Endocarditis
Thymomas
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Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ulcerative Colitis
Unstable Angina
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm Repair
Atherectomy
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Laparotomy
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Graft
Venous Thrombectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    4.5
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1184613713
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Universidad Central del Este Escuela de Medicina
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lamelas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lamelas has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lamelas works at Cardiothoracic Surgery University of Miami in Miami, FL. View the full address on Dr. Lamelas’s profile.

    Dr. Lamelas has seen patients for Partial Lung Collapse, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lamelas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    61 patients have reviewed Dr. Lamelas. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lamelas.

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