San Francisco Magazine recently queried area doctors to nominate their choice of best physicians in eight Bay Area counties for 2017. Almost 1,000 nominations were submitted and a little over 500 physicians were selected by the healthcare research company managing the award process. Results were announced the magazine’s January 2017 issue.
Under the category of THORACIC & CARDIAC SURGERY Northern California Medical Associate’s cardiologist Dr. Keith Korver has been selected for this honor by San Francisco Magazine for two years running. This year’s award notes these specialties performed by Dr. Korver:
- Coronary artery surgery
- heart valve surgery
- aneurysm–thoracic aortic
- congenital heart disease
About Dr. Korver
Growing up in Northern California in Susanville, Dr. Korver’s father was also a doctor and served as inspiration for pursuing a medical career. He originally intended to become a family doctor but soon discovered a passion for surgery, and heart surgery in particular. “I absolutely love being a cardiac surgeon,” says Dr. Korver.
Dr. Korver attended medical school at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and served his residency in general surgery at Georgetown University Hospital; Integrated Surgical Residency, University of Hawaii. He is also fellowship trained in Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine; Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Transplant Surgery from UCSF School of Medicine.
About NCMA Cardiovascular Surgery Services
NCMA is recognized as the leading center in the North Bay and one of the finest in the nation for thoracic and cardiovascular surgery for adult and pediatric patients. From routine coronary artery bypass and carotid surgeries to the most challenging cases, Dr. Korver applies years of training and expertise to provide compassionate care to his patients. Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery includes surgery on the heart, lung, airways, chest wall, mediastinum and esophagus.
Examples of procedures performed by Dr. Korver include:
- Coronary Bypass Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery/Small Thoracotomy Arterial Revascularization (STAR
- Heart Valve Surgery and Replacement
- Ventricular Assist Devices.
- Off-Pump Heart Surgery
- Lung Reduction Surgery
- Aortic Surgery
NCMA Cardiovascular Surgery is located at 3536 Mendocino Ave., Ste. 200 in Santa Rosa. For more information about Dr. Korver and cardiovascular surgery visit our website. Call (707) 569-7860 to make an appointment.