Dr. Russell Carlson, MD

Dr. Russell Carlson, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Russell Carlson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

2809 Wehrle Dr Ste 13

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 632-0006

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Top Care Areas

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Thoracentesis
high
more than 89% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers
Decortication and Pleurectomy
high
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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34  Procedures

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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

  • The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ny University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

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5.0

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What People Say About Dr. Russell Carlson, MD
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I was hospitalized with an collapsed lung. After a botched effort to insert a chest tube by emergency doctor and a successful 2ed attempt Dr Carlson was called in to collaborate. He took over my care and healing. Upon examining the tube insertion he immediately striped all the excess tape and...Read More
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