Dr. Fernando Kafie, MD

Dr. Fernando Kafie, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Fernando Kafie, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1993 and specializes in vascular surgery.

5149 N 9th Ave Ste G21

Pensacola, FL 32504

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kafie's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kafie treats Aortic Dissection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kafie treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kafie performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kafie performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kafie performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kafie performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Airway Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Wingspan™ Stent System

Dr. Kafie's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral Valve Disease
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Anomaly
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Venous Ulcer
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Vascular Specialist I believe in providing exceptional care in a safe environment. We strive to provide excellent outcomes and take care of your individual needs.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1993
    UC Irvine
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1993
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    UC Irvine
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kafie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kafie

4.9

Based on 47 reviews

5 Stars
93.61702127659575%
(44)
4 Stars
4.25531914893617%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
2.127659574468085%
(1)

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After several years of frustration, Dr. Kafie, requested the tests necessary to pinpoint my problem. I am thankful he found my problem and has referred me to the specialist who will perform what is necessary to resolve the situation. Forever grateful.
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I have been a type 1, insulin dependent, diabetic since 1967, resulting in extensive vascular issues. Shortly after Cardiac bypass surgery in 2006, I was referred to Dr. Kafie for PAD issues in my legs. Over the years, he has performed numerous surgeries to clear restrictions and place bypass...Read More
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My wife Rose was a patient of Doc Kafie for several years, Unfortunately we got caught in the flood of 2014 and had to leave Pensacola. My daughter and her husband managed to save most of our furnishings.We miss Doc Kafie and thank him for his outstanding service.
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I was airlifted to Dr Kafie from the ER in Foley,Al.. Up until this time I had no idea that I even had a problem. My abdominal pain was beyond belief. I the ER they told me that I had an abdominal aortic aneurysm that was 9cm and I shouldn't even be alive. It should have burst before now. When I...Read More
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Dr. Kafie is without a doubt the very best vascular surgeon we have ever had the privilege of taking care of my husband. Dr. Kafie is not only an excellent and knowledgeable surgeon, he above all else a compassionate, caring and honorable person. He is confident, wise and very good at what he does....Read More
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