Dr. David Zolfaghari, MD

Dr. David Zolfaghari, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. David Zolfaghari, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1990 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

3800 S National Ave Wheeler Heart Center 4th Floor

Springfield, MO 65807

Contact Information

(417) 875-2622

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Missouri
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
more than 92% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Zolfaghari'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Geo Washington University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zolfaghari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zolfaghari's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zolfaghari to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Zolfaghari's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Z is knowledgeable, kind and takes the time to explain the surgery. He answers questions before you even ask them. I can't say enough positive about him.
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Saved my life with an aortic valve replacement St Jude. That was 13 1/2 years ago at 58 I went back to work, retired to the farm and still very active at 71. I thank God and Dr. Z.
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Doesn't care enough to let questions from patients get past his nurse.
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