Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD

Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD is a general surgery specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

19 Baker Ave Ste 101

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 483-5959

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Rib Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Appendicitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Frisenda'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Sw Mich Area Hlth Ed Ctr-St Joseph
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frisenda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frisenda's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frisenda to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Frisenda'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He absolutely butchered my breast ! This huge awful scar can never be fixed. I had way too many lymph nodes removed. Don’t send your worst enemy here!
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Dr Frisenda and his staff are amazing. They take as much time with you as needed, explain everything, are caring and compassionate.
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