Dr. Anthony Picone, MD

Dr. Anthony Picone, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Anthony Picone, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Elm and Carlton St

Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Information

(716) 845-7747

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Picone's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Picone performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Picone performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Picone treats Lung Cancer more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Picone treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Picone performs Lung Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Picone performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Picone's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Anthony Picone, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1988
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    University Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    Nih
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1979
    Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School
    1979

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Medical Director

Dr. Picone's Reviews

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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