Dr. David Fries, MD

Dr. David Fries, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(25)
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Dr. David Fries, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

2365 Clinton Ave S Ste 100

Rochester, NY 14618

Contact Information

(585) 442-5320

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Endocarditis
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fries "UCVA provides a full range of cardiac testing and consultative care at all four of our locations, Brighton, Greece, Geneseo, and Dansville. While our various services, locations, and close relationships with the local medical centers do make UCVA unique, it is our customer service standards that truly make UCVA the place that patients continually recommend to others. At UCVA, you will find a warm, friendly, compassionate staff that is eager to assist you. We understand the stress patients and families encounter when a loved-one needs cardiac care. We are here to help you. We not only want to provide the cardiac care you need and expect, but we look forward to the opportunity of simply brightening your day. It is at the heart of our mission to not merely meet, but to exceed your expectations. From everyone at UCVA, it would be our pleasure to provide your cardiovascular care. UCVA "Helping You to a Healthy Heart"~ visit us at www.ucva.com to find out more."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fries has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fries' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fries to family and friends
4.8
based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fries' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Webster, NY |
I have been a patient of Dr. Fries for over four years and have always had a wonderful experience. Dr. Fries takes as much time for me as I need, answers any questions that I may have, and has responded promptly over the years if I need to reach him.
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in Rochester, NY |
Knowledgeable, patient, thoughtful, interactive, pleasant. He is welcoming to patient participatory medicine. Of my several physicians, I have greatest confidence in him.
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in Rochester, NY |
I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Fries. He has always made me feel comfortable and I have already told other family and friends about him.
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Rochester, NY |
Dr. Fries is very thorough and professional. He always allows time for questions or issues I may have.
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Rochester, NY |
One of the best: listen to patients!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fries accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Fries has admitting privileges

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
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