Dr. Frederic Seligson, MD

Dr. Frederic Seligson, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Frederic Seligson, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists

2340 E Meyer Blvd Bldg 2

Kansas City, MO 64132
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Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
more than 72% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 64% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Seligson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Seligson "Dr. Seligson is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery and has practiced medicine for more than 20 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic procedures and is known throughout the area for his expertise in complex and re-operative valve surgery, as well as thoracic and trachea surgery. Dr. Seligson is a multi-year Kansas City Super Doctors honoree, as well as the recipient of other awards. He is a fellow of American College of Surgeons, American College of Chest Physicians, and of the American College of Cardiology. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Seligson received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a surgical residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He also completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Beth Israel Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Seligson "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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46  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Seligson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Frederic Seligson, MD
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It was such a pleasure dealing with the doctors at this practice. Not only are they personable, but very up to date and informative with regards to the cutting edge of Cardiac procedures. Our family was confident that we found the right Doctors to perform surgeries on our 91 year-young Dad. It...Read More
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Dr Seligson takes the time and care to explain the options and spends the time to make sure that you understand. Waiting times in the exam rooms can sometime be a bit long, but that it because he is making sure that the other patients have all of their questioned answered.
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Had my first visit was very pleased . He sat and explained to me and my husband everything . Was very polite and careing and used words that I understand rather than using the big words most doctors use .
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Dr. Siligson is the most thorough and detailed doctor I have been to. He spent well over an hour with me and my wife explaining my need for surgery, what was involved, how long it would take and etc.
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The staff and the doctor very nice. The doctor was very thorough on the exclamation of my condition. They made me feel very at a ease about a difficult situation.
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