Raney Zusman Medical Group has received numerous awards for the work of our heart surgeons.  Our surgeons continually demonstrate  excellent statistics in heart and lung surgery, maintaining top results with minimal complications.  Please see the sections below for more information on awards and statistics in heart and lung surgery.

Wednesday
Aug152007

Society of Thoracic Surgeons - 2006 Statistics

The following outcomes are from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) database for cardiac surgery performed in 2006. Our surgeon's mortality rates are excellent compared to national risk-adjusted averages, and achieve a top 10% performance in all above categories.

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Wednesday
Jun112008

STS 3 Star Rating for Best National Heart Surgeons

The surgeons of Raney Zusman Medical Group recently received a "3 Star" rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), which represents the highest rating awarded to heart surgery practices participating in the national database. The award is based on a comprehensive rating system that allows for comparisons regarding the quality of cardiac surgery among hospitals across the country.

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Wednesday
Nov152006

Top Heart Bypass Surgery Results

The following data is for the calendar year 2005, where the surgeons performed 293 heart bypass surgeries, and the results are excellent. There were only 4 mortalities in the year, including patients that were very sick before the operation with other medical conditions. The observed mortality rate was 1.90%, compared to a statewide average of 3.08%.

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Tuesday
Aug112009

Top Heart Surgeons in Orange County, CA

Top Heart Surgeons in Orange County, CAThe heart and lung surgeons of Raney Zusman Medical Group were awarded the "Top Docs" award by Orange Coast Magazine.  The award is based on the opinions of other physicians in the Orange County area, and compiled by the Washington, D.C. based Center for the Study of Services (CSS), a non-profit consumer research organization. The questionnaire was sent to nearly all of the 23,000 office-based and hospital-based physicians in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Each physician was asked to recommend the specialists he or she would "consider most desirable for care of a loved one."  The surgeons of Raney Zusman Medical Group are honored to be considered the top heart surgeons in Orange County by a group of peers. 

Dr. Raney, Dr. Zusman, and Dr. Joyo received more mentions than any other cardiac and thoracic surgery group in the Orange County area. This award reflects the commitment of the surgeons and support staff to providing the best in heart surgery and lung surgery, including heart bypass surgery, robotic heart surgery, and mitral valve repair.  

Tuesday
Sep112007

Valve Replacement Statistics

Raney Zusman Medical Group recently received a 5-star rating for valve replacement surgery by Healthgrades. Our surgeons received 5/5 stars for in-hospital survival rate, in-hospital plus 1 month survival rate, and inhospital plus 6 month survival rates. As the Healthgrades site shows, Raney Zusman Medical Group is the only Orange County cardiac surgery practice to receive 5 star ratings in all three areas.

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