Dr. Steven Kunkes, MD

Dr. Steven Kunkes, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Kunkes, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Fairfield, CT. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Kunkes is affiliated with Milford Hospital and Bridgeport Hospital.

1305 Post Rd Ste Ll

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

(203) 292-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kunkes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kunkes "Dedication to having patients feel comfortable with diagnosis and treatment plans. Being an advocate for patients' long term health. Applying preventive strategies and education to prevent future problems."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • New York University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • New York University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors, 2011
  • Top Cardiologists, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Kunkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kunkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kunkes to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kunkes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Bridgeport, CT |
Very caring, great listener, sensitive to pt's concerns.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kunkes accepts 29 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Kunkes has admitting privileges

Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Milford Hospital
300 Seaside Ave
Milford, CT 06460
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