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Vincent Lusco III, MD

Dr. Lusco is a general surgeon in the Louisville area. He is affiliated with Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital and Jewish Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Lusco saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lusco saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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Dr. Lusco saw more eating disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more hiatal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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85 doctors
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86 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more sleep disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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89 doctors
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89 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more sleep apnea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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79 doctors
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78 doctors
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Dr. Lusco saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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50 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more gastritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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136 doctors
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136 doctors
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67 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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35 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more diverticulosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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34 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw drug addiction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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74 doctors
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74 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw H. pylori patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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38 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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183 doctors
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182 doctors
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91 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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205 doctors
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205 doctors
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Dr. Lusco saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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96 doctors
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47 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more diarrhea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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195 doctors
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195 doctors
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97 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw stomach ulcer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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104 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more constipation patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw opiate dependence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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112 doctors
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112 doctors
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55 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more cellulitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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92 doctors
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92 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw gastroenteritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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156 doctors
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78 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw more anemia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Lusco saw C. diff colitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Louisville area. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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16 doctors
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Dr. Lusco saw more cholecystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Louisville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Lusco’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Lusco 41%
Predicted for his patients 35%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Lusco’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Lusco’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Lusco’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Lusco’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Lusco’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
67%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Lusco’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Lusco’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Lusco’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Lusco’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Lusco’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Lusco 91%
Predicted for his patients 72%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Lusco’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Lusco’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Lusco’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Lusco’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Lusco sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
4402 Churchman Ave
Louisville, KY 40215
813 miles away
Jewish Hospital Medical Center East
3920 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
822 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1998

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Jewish Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • 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
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield