Dr. Gregory Fontana, MD

Dr. Gregory Fontana, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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59 y/o
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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
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Fontana's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontana performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fontana performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontana performs Lung Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fontana performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Aortic Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fontana treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Fontana treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Fontana's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Any doctor that listens to you as you and not a category is special.
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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.
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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...Read More
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