Lance A. Bezzina, DO, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Medical Associates Clinic, P.C. – East Campus

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Lance A. Bezzina, who serves patients in Dubuque, Iowa.

Dr. Bezzina is an accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon  dedicated to the surgical healing of heart and cardiovascular illnesses. He works within the Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Medical Associates Clinic, P.C. – East Campus in Dubuque, Iowa.

Recognized as the Tri-state area’s leading healthcare provider, Medical Associates Clinic, P.C. is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. Its mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

The Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Medical Associates Clinic, P.C. – East Campus offers the only cardiothoracic surgeons in the area, and they have the experience and expertise to perform a full array of complex surgeries and techniques.

Following the completion of his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005, Dr. Bezzina went on to further his training. He completed his residency in general surgery at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010, followed by his residency at Texas Heart Institute in 2013.

A Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the doctor is board-certified through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, which is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the use of surgery to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. 

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Bezzina remains affiliated with several medical centers and hospitals in his local area, including MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and UnityPoint – Finley Hospital. He additionally performs a full array of peripheral vascular surgery including dialysis access. With a special interest in aortic aneurysms and patient blood management, he also founded the patient blood management (PBM), and transcathter aortic valve replacment (TAVR) programs in Dubuque.  

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs. 

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