Dr. Kristen Zarfos, MD

Dr. Kristen Zarfos, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Kristen Zarfos, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Britain, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

1 Liberty St

New Britain, CT 06052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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. Zarfos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarfos treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Zarfos treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Breast Lump
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarfos treats Breast Lump more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Zarfos treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarfos performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Zarfos performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Zarfos' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Lipomas
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Paracentesis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Baystate Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1982
1979

Awards

Dr. Zarfos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zarfos

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

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1 Star
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The office is completely disorganized. They called to cancel/reschedule every appointment I had including the one for my biopsy. They always apologized but there were always excuses and no follow through or commitment to fix things. Also, the wait time is ridiculous!!!
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I was referred to Dr. Zarfos after an abnormality was found in my right breast after a routine mammogram the biopsy confirmed a cancer diagnosis..Dr. Zarfos answered all my questions, spoke at length with my family. During an exam she found a ten pound malignant tumor growing on my ovary...I didn't...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr. Zarfos for a number of years, after my previous surgeon retired. A nurse friend said to me "If you want to know who the nurses go to..." it's Kristen Zarfos. I couldn't have asked for better or nicer. In the midst of a busy practice she makes you feel like she's got...Read More
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She is a smart, kind, hardworking physician and surgeon. She cares about her patients, and she cares about womens' health and advocates for good care. She answered every question, explained every procedure, and gave me confidence that I was doing the right things. I can't say enough good about her....Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty