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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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. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Empyema more than 89% of his peers

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

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Lung Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Carlson performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Event Monitor
Cardiomegaly
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Segmentectomy, Open
Surgical Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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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Insurance accepted

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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
CareSource
Medicaid
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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