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Robert Linker III, MD

Dr. Linker is a cardiothoracic surgeon in the Louisville area. He is affiliated with Baptist Health Floyd and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Linker saw more lung cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Linker saw more collapsed lung patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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599 doctors
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299 doctors
Dr. Linker saw more pleurisy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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495 doctors
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Dr. Linker saw more pneumothorax patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw more emphysema patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Linker saw more chronic lung disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Linker saw more esophageal cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Linker saw more pulmonary fibrosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Linker saw stomach cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw more abscess patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw heart disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw heart failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw arteriosclerosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Linker saw aneurysm patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Linker sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Cancer Resource Center Baptist Healthcare System Support Services Building
4003 Kresge Way
Louisville, KY 40207
816 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1978

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Linker is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Baptist Health Floyd
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Baptist Health LA Grange
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Baptist Health Louisville
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield