Dr. David Zolfaghari, MD

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery • Male • Age 53

3800 S National Ave Ste 400
Springfield, MO 65807
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Dr. Zolfaghari's Experience

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Dr. Zolfaghari's Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Zolfaghari Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Cox Medical Center South
3801 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807

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Accepting new patients?

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Ferrell Duncan Clinic Cardiology
Wheeler Heart & Vascular Center
3800 S National Ave Ste 400
Springfield, MO 65807
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    Dr. Zolfaghari's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Zolfaghari

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Eastern Va Med School
    Geo Washington University School Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Zolfaghari & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Zolfaghari's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.6
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    • 2 reviews

    4.6 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Lamar, MO |

    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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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Zolfaghari accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • 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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    Office Locations

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    Ferrell Duncan Clinic Cardiology
    Wheeler Heart & Vascular Center
    3800 S National Ave Ste 400
    Springfield, MO 65807
    (417) 875-2622 (Office)
    (417) 875-3718 (Fax)
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