Dr. Serrie Lico, MD

Dr. Serrie Lico, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Serrie Lico, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1989 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

515 Abbott Rd

Buffalo, NY 14220

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Mitral Valve Stenosis
more than 50% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
more than 47% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 47% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lico "Dr. Lico has a state of the art practice which enables him to provide the highest quality of service to his patients by performing the latest procedures and utilizaing the most advanced technology. He quarterbacks an experienced team in the fight against diseases in the chest, including cardiac, pulmonary and esophageal diseases. When medical treatments fail, Dr. Lico uses his surgical skills to repair the most severe conditions. He is among an elite group of specialists experienced in solving complex cardiac issues and maintains transparency of his outcomes by participating in New York State and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons reporting systems. Dr. Lico is proud of his outstanding surgical results and of his staff, who are committed to patient education and personalized attention. Board Certified in Cardiothroacic Surgery and at the top of his field, with miles of credentials, he is honored to be celebrating his 15th year of practice in Western New York."


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  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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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.


  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New York Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • "Top Doctor" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.,
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lico's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lico to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lico's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Carlisle, PA
As his patient at Holy Spirit, I was wronged. During heart valve repair surgery- full sternotomy- he made two mistakes. He used too small of a ring to support my Mitral valve, restricting blood flow. He also misplaced a pacemaker wire in my Tricuspid valve, preventing it from closing. Unable to...more
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in Harrisburg, PA
During a failed bypass in February 2016 as a "Director" at the Camp Hill Geisinger Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit Hospital, he tore my mammary artery. He tried to sew it up but it would not pass flow. I then had to have a stent put in. In a period before my surgery, Lico had a 14% failure...more
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