Dr. Stephen Olenchock, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Stephen Olenchock and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998. To date, I have performed approximately 800 cardiac surgeries, of which more than 500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at St. Luke's University Hospital. Read more...

11 Patient Reviews for Dr. Olenchock

"I felt better right after surgery. I feel stronger every day. Thanks Dr. Olenchock!”"

-- Wilbur Boyer, patient, heart valve surgery patient

"Dr. Olenchock took the time to explain my surgery options to me and let me choose the option that best suited my lifestyle. He put me at ease on my decision and made himself available if I had questions or concerns. His genuine concern for his patients together with his skill and experience made me confident in my decision."

-- TOny Azar, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 03/10/2016

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Aortic valve surgery, including minimally invasive & TAVR
  • Aortic root surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery, including minimally invasive & MitraClip

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Stentless aortic valve therapies
  • Aortic root reconstructions
  • Risk adjusted quality measures

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Stephen Olenchock, heart surgeon, graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998.

Then, Dr. Stephen Olenchock completed a General Surgical Residency at St. Luke's University Hospital and a Cardiothoracic Residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Olenchock is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology.

Today, Dr. Olenchock is the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Luke's Hospital and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine.

Dr. Stephen Olenchock

St. Luke's University Hospital
701 Ostrum Street, Suite 603
Bethlehem, PA 18104
(484) 626-5085

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