Jeffrey G. Gaca, MD Jeffrey G. Gaca, MD

Jeffrey G. Gaca, MD

Heart Surgeon

4.9 out of 5  (197 ratings, 28 reviews)
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
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ABOUT ME

I'm proud to work at Duke as it has a tremendous hospital and tremendous people to work with. The quality of care here is excellent and really can’t be compared to anywhere else. That’s what keeps me here. We do more complex heart surgeries here than almost anyone else in the country. When you need heart surgery, you want it done by someone who does a lot of it. Our numbers are comparable to the top places in the country. We do complex surgery and we do it well. The thing about heart surgery is that we make people better. That’s what I really like – helping people who couldn’t breathe or couldn’t walk because their heart was failing, and we were able to make them better.

School of Medicine Department
School of Medicine Division
LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York), 1998
RESIDENCY
General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 1998-2005
FELLOWSHIP
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2005-2008
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Surgery, Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surger
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests involve clinical outcomes from valvular and aortic surgery. I am actively involved in several clinical trials involving new transcatheter aortic valve devices as well as transcatheter technologies applied to the mitral and tricuspid valve.

PUBLICATIONS
View Jeffrey Gaca's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.9 out of 5 (197 ratings, 28 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.