Dr. Robert Fried, MD

Dr. Robert Fried, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Robert Fried, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

613 23rd St Ste 210

Ashland, KY 41101

Contact Information

(606) 326-9847

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Fried's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fried performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fried performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fried performs Lung Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fried performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fried treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fried treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Fried's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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. Robert Fried, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Montefiore Med Center
Residency Hospital
1988
Saint Vincent's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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2.6

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1 Star
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Dr. Fried was callous and condescending to our family when our mother needed a valve replacement due to infection. His treatment of my wife was despicable. I hope he's a better surgeon than he is a human being.
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Dr Freid is a fantastic surgeon He did my surgery in Jan and I had no pain from this What so ever Back pain but no pain from the surgery I have a very light scar I would highly recommended Dr Freid to anybody needing bypass surgery
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Top notch heart surgeon - can hold his own against any big city doctor. Very lucky to have him so close to home.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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 PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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