Profile Photo of Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, MD

Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, MD Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 53

1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Cerfolio's Experience

Dr. Cerfolio's Care Philosophy


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Tumor
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymomas

Background Check for Dr. Cerfolio

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Graduated in 1988

Internship Hospital

University Conn
Complete in 1990

Residency Hospital

Cornell New York Hospital
Complete in 1991
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Complete in 1993

Fellowship Hospital

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Languages Spoken by Dr. Cerfolio & Staff

  • English

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD
Thoracic Surgery
0.16 miles away
Dr. Carlton D. Randleman Jr., MD
Vascular Surgery
1.86 miles away
Dr. John Blalock Jr., MD
General Surgery
0.83 miles away
Dr. Parvez K. Sultan, MD
Thoracic Surgery
3.38 miles away
Dr. Gregory A. Thomas, MD
Cardiovascular Surgery
3.31 miles away
Dr. Edward Tyndal, MD
General Surgery
2.18 miles away
Dr. Kristofer Freeland, MD
Thoracic Surgery
0.05 miles away
Dr. Phillips Harrington, MD
Thoracic Surgery
0.06 miles away
Dr. Sebron Harrison, MD
Thoracic Surgery
0.06 miles away
Dr. Aaron Hoffman, MD
Thoracic Surgery
0.06 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.