Dr. Gregory Fontana, MD

Dr. Gregory Fontana, MD

Save
Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gregory Fontana, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery.

Cardiovascular Institute of Los Robles

215 W Janss Rd

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Fontana

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 87% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Fontana'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

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
Less
Read Less

42  Procedures

Less
Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University of California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Boston Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fontana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fontana does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fontana and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fontana's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontana to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Fontana'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)

Any doctor that listens to you as you and not a category is special.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Fontana heads up a group of talented people who are knowledgeable and caring. everything is well planned which gives the patient a feeling of confidence.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr. Fontana and his staff have been very thorough in identifying my real heart issues in order to avoid an extremely invasive open heart surgery if possible. If they find that I need surgery, I'm sure, based on our conversations he will find the least invasive way of obtaining the best long term...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Image of Dr. Fontana
Are you Dr. Fontana?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

More Cardiac Surgery Specialists like Dr. Fontana at Cardiovascular Institute of Los Robles

Thoracic Surgery Specialist
(5)
Cardiac Surgery Specialist
(4)