Dr. David Zolfaghari, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 51

3800 S National Ave Suite 400
Springfield, MO 65807
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Dr. Zolfaghari's Experience

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Dr. Zolfaghari's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Zolfaghari Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Zolfaghari Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Cox Medical Center
3801 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65807

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Zolfaghari

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ferrell Duncan Clinic Cardiology
Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center
3800 S National Ave Suite 400
Springfield, MO 65807
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    Dr. Zolfaghari's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1996
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 1998
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Zolfaghari

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    MED COLL OF PA
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Eastern Va Med School
    Geo Washington University School Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zolfaghari & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Zolfaghari's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Cox Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Zolfaghari

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zolfaghari to family and friends

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    Dr. Zolfaghari's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. Zolfaghari
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Zolfaghari accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Medicaid of Missouri
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Ferrell Duncan Clinic Cardiology
    Wheeler Heart and Vascular Center
    3800 S National Ave Suite 400
    Springfield, MO 65807
    (417) 875-3700 (Office)
    (417) 875-3718 (Fax)
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