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Dr. Anthony Picone, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Picone

Dr. Anthony Picone, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.


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(716) 845-7747

Dr. Picone accepts the following insurance:

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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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary 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
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • 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
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • 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 cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
Emory University
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1983
Nih
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1988
1985
1983
1979

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Medical Director

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I would recommend Dr. Picone to anyone who can benefit from his skills. I am confident that his surgical and medical skills saved my life. Moreover, he is a compassionate professional whose kindness was appreciated by my family while I was in crisis and by me while in recovery. I can say I found...Read More
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