Dr. Gregory P. Fontana, MD

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Dr. Gregory P. Fontana, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

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Dr. Fontana specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • EmblemHealth
      • Health Net
      • HealthFirst
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      • Medicare
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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • 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)
      • 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
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Replacement
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Congenital Heart Surgery
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Impella Device
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Maze Procedure
      • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
      • Mitral Valve Repair
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Duke University Hospital

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Duke University Medical Center

        Completed in 1993

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Boston Childrens Hospital

        Completed in 1994

        UCLA Medical Center

        Completed in 1993

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of California

        Graduated in 1981

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • German
      • Italian
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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