Dr. Benjamin Kozower, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kozower, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Benjamin Kozower, MD is a general surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

1240 Lee St

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-9333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kozower performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Kozower's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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42  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Connecticut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kozower has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kozower's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kozower to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kozower's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kozower exudes confidence as he explains what he can do to help your condition. I am Stage 3 non-small cell squamous lung cancer and the surgeon in my city said there was nothing he could do, I was too old (64), etc. The pulmnologist I went to forgot to relay the early lung cancer results for...more
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