Dr. Ronald Kirshner, MD

Dr. Ronald Kirshner, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 66
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Dr. Ronald Kirshner, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

1415 Portland Ave Ste 240

Rochester, NY 14621

Contact Information

(585) 922-3260

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Kirshner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirshner performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kirshner performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirshner performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kirshner performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirshner performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kirshner performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Kirshner's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
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
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Kirshner, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Rochester
    Residency Hospital
  • University Rochester
    Internship Hospital
  • 1978
    Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1978

Awards

Dr. Kirshner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirshner

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Kirschner came highly recommended to me, although I was warned he was gruff...and such. I didn't see that at all. He explained the surgery to me in detail, asked me several times if I had questions, was very kind and compassionate. He has my complete faith and confidence. No 2nd opinions...Read More
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Dr Kirshner performed open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve less than a week ago, I cannot stress enough how professional and capable he is as a surgeon. Many people do not like his outwardly gruff nature, but at no point did I feel he wasn't the best man for the job. I had a secondary...Read More
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In the 15 minutes that I saw him, he checked his cell phone twice. Dr. Kirshner was evasive and dismissive, not answering my questions about the open heart surgery (cardiac myectomy). He walked out of the interview. To have this surgery is not an option for me. Rochester, NY would have been much...Read More
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Dr. Kirshner performed emergency open heart surgery saving my life. I can't thank him enough for allowing me to continue to live my life. He is the best in his profession and I was blessed to have him by my side.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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