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Dr. Robert Hunter, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Hunter

Dr. Robert Hunter, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1978 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.


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(919) 231-6333

Dr. Hunter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Hunter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hunter performs Lung Surgery more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Hunter performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hunter treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Hunter treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hunter treats Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Hunter treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angina
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Unstable Angina

Dr. Hunter's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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 Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • 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 Hunter, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1978 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1985
Emory University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
Medical School
1985
1983
1979
1978

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Dr. Hunter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hunter

3.3

Based on 3 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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I didn't choose Dr. Hunter as my surgeon, but I thank god every day that he was my surgeon. Dr. hUnter saved my life, and continues to be an excellent doctor with all of my follow up visits. He always takes the time to answer any and all of my questions. I am one lucky woman to have recieved the...Read More
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