Dr. Robert Poston, MD

Dr. Robert Poston, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Robert Poston, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Trenton, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.Read his story

601 Hamilton Ave Fl 1

Trenton, NJ 08629

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Poston's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiomegaly
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poston treats Cardiomegaly more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Poston treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poston treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Poston treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poston treats Heart Disease more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Poston treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Poston's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to avoid the traditional sternum splitting procedure (i.e. saw open the chest) if the same exact cardiac surgical procedure can be done without compromising the long term surgical result (that is true for about half of all patient...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    University Of California @ San
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1997
    Stanford University School Of Medici
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    University Of California @ San
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Awards

Dr. Poston's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Poston

4.6

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Wonderful outcome after deciding to go with robotic assisted cardiac bypass surgery.... Will recommend DR. Poston highly for anyone interested in advanced technology and doing away with traditional bypass surgery and all its harshness (cutting sternum and rib spreading. I was out of the hospital...Read More
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This doctor was the only one that explained all the options to me, including the robotic option. Other surgeons that I saw only mentioned the procedure that splits open the chest. It is obvious that any patient would want to know about lesser invasive options. I am grateful that Dr. Poston has...Read More
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My surgery was an emergency and complicated by other underlying conditions that became apparent after the surgery. Not only is Dr. Poston a highly skilled surgeon, but he is a kind, compassionate, and caring person. With his surgical skills, he repaired my mitral valve and did a triple bypass. ...Read More
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Dr. Poston is an excellent heart surgeon and wonderful human being. I had robotic by-pass surgery and it went very well. Dr. Poston came everyday to see how I was doing . I also liked that he did not make the surgery an emergency. I am very pro active with my health care, and I was very...Read More
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I had robotic cardiac bypass surgery (at 64) with Dr. Poston in August 2012, at the University Medical Center (University of Arizona). I know all about what happened to him (all politics), and I want to recommend him for every reason one can possibly consider. Every one. He was an angel to me, and...Read More
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