Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD

Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
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Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

1444 S Potomac St Ste 390

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Firstenberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Partial Lung Collapse
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firstenberg treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Firstenberg treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firstenberg treats Vascular Disease more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Firstenberg treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firstenberg performs Heart Surgery more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Firstenberg performs this procedure more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Firstenberg's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Aneurysm
Benign Tumor
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Constipation
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fracture
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2005
Oh State Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Hosp/Metro Health
Residency Hospital
1997
University Hospital Metro Health
Internship Hospital
1996
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
2003
1997
1996

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Dr. Firstenberg's Reviews

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Dr. Firstenberg's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD
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Dr. Michael Firstenberg saved my life. I was on death's doorstep at thirty-two years of age if it were not for his quick and precise surgery. I was born with a genetic heart defect, and the doctor's surgery changed the medical field.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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