Dr. Kurt Vonfricken, MD

Dr. Kurt Vonfricken, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kurt Vonfricken, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

100 High St Ste C357

Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Information

(716) 859-2071

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Thoracentesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pleural Effusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Vonfricken'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*

61  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vonfricken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vonfricken's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vonfricken to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vonfricken'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
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