Dr. Taras V. Kucher, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 43

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Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street
Norwalk, CT 06856
Saint Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Southern Connecticut Vascular Center
Darien Office
85 Old Kings Hwy N
Darien, CT 06820
Southern Connecticut Vascular Center
Stratford Office
495 Hawley Ln # 2-A
Stratford, CT 06614
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    Dr. Kucher's Experience

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Hemodialysis & IV Access Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Bypass
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Varicose Vein Surgery
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
    2
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vein Diseases
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Kucher

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • 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

    Pavlov State Med University Of St Petersburg
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
    Complete in 2003
    University Of Pennsylvania Med Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Beth Israel Med Center
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kucher & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
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    Dr. Kucher's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Norwalk Hospital

    • Stamford Hospital

    • Saint Vincent's Medical Center

    • Griffin Hospital

    • Greenwich Hospital

    • Bridgeport Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    below
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    Dr. Kucher's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kucher
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kucher accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Southern Connecticut Vascular Center
    Darien Office
    85 Old Kings Hwy N
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203) 956-6800 (Office)
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    Southern Connecticut Vascular Center
    Stratford Office
    495 Hawley Ln # 2-A
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203) 375-2861 (Office)
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