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Dr. Sara Pereira, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
5.0 (21)
Map Pin Small Salt Lake City, UT
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Sara Pereira, MD

Dr. Sara Pereira, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Salt Lake City, UT. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and is affiliated with UAB Hospital. Dr. Pereira, completed a residency at University Cincinnati Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Pereira an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Pereira works at Practice in Salt Lake City, UT with other offices in Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Partial Lung Collapse and Pleural Effusion along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Pereira's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of Utah Health
    50 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (801) 587-8368
  2. 2
    The Kirklin Clinic
    2000 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 934-3411
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    13:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 13:00
  3. 3
    University of Alabama Hospital
    619 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 934-4011

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  • UAB Hospital

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Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Maze Procedure
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Systolic Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adhesive Pericarditis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biventricular Heart Failure
Bone Cancer
Cancer
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Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomyopathy
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Crohn's Disease
Endocarditis
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Lymphangioma
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Mediastinal Tumors
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pneumonitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracotomy
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    About Dr. Sara Pereira, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1851323505
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Alabama
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Cincinnati Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Cincinatti Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California at Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Pereira has seen patients for Partial Lung Collapse and Pleural Effusion, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pereira on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Pereira. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pereira.

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