Dr. Fernando Kafie, MD

Dr. Fernando Kafie, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kafie "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."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • 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 Valve Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Anomaly
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Ulcer
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33  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kafie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kafie's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kafie to family and friends
46 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kafie'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 (10)

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...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...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....more
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