Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD

Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD

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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 University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

19 Baker Ave Ste 101

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Frisenda's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frisenda performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Frisenda performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frisenda treats Appendicitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Frisenda treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frisenda treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Frisenda's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
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
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Frisenda, MD is a general surgery specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1979
    Sw Mich Area Hlth Ed Ctr-St Joseph
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1975
    University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1975

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Frisenda's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Frisenda

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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I got a call shortly before my appointment telling me to come an hour later. Then I got a call asking me to change again, but they weren't sure when he'd be in or when he'd actually see me. Then they asked if I could come in two days later, because I obviously get unlimited time off work. There was...Read More
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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