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Robert A. Oakes

Robert A. Oakes, MD

Proud member of Bryan Health Connect

Accepting New Patients


Cardiothoracic Surgery

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My Approach to Care

Cardiothoracic surgery grew on me in my last year of medical school at Harvard. Being around those who have done great things, I realized that they’re normal people. What really sets them apart is their passion and engagement. After finishing my training, my wife and I looked all over the country, coast to coast and we love the excellence in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology that was here in Lincoln. I am proud to be a part of this group. We take great care of patients.

Education & Training

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


Stanford University MedCenter


Brigham and Women`s Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
    • Subspecialty Certification: Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
    • Subspecialty Certification: Thoracic Surgery


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Patient Reviews

May 03, 2022
Dr. Oakes is a very... very qualified individual and has a great personality that to help people in situations, as far as mine. I would recommend him highly. Thank you.
May 03, 2022
I believe he was very confident that we would have a good outcome. And was very sure of himself.
May 03, 2022
I feel so happy with the work that they did. Thank you God everything was good. I recommend it.
May 03, 2022
I drove 300 miles to find out what was going on when he could have told me over the phone.
April 20, 2022
For my surgery and during my stay at Bryan East hospital which was a total of seven days, all staff, nurses and doctors were very gracious and kind to me. They answered any questions that I had and was very considerate to me.
March 30, 2022
Dr. Oakes was very kind and he was a good explainer and listener...I will feel very comfortable in his care for my surgery tomorrow ?
March 07, 2022
The doctor, nurse, and office staff were professional and personable. All our questions were answered clearly. The doctor and nurse went above and beyond to help us make arrangements.
February 23, 2022
Made me feel very comfortable selecting him for my surgery.
February 02, 2022
Very knowledgeable in her field, very friendly, and explain it very well.
November 10, 2021
I felt listened to and heard and my questions were answered very well.
October 06, 2021
very professional and understanding
July 20, 2021
Dr Oakes was at the hospital in surgery and took the time to come to the clinic to see me as a new patient. Truly appreciated that act of kindness. God bless Dr Oakes!
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