Dr. Victoria Van Fossen, MD

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Dr. Victoria Van Fossen, MD

General Surgery | Female

95 Arch St Ste 280, Akron, OH 44304 Get Directions
(330) 564-2438

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Dr. Van Fossen specializes in General Surgery and practices in Akron, OH. She practices at 1 location.

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4.6 based on 20 responses
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in Wadsworth Oh |
Had partial parathyroidectomy of right lower adenoma due to hyperparathyroidism. Dr. Van Fossen was very professional - kind and informative with superb surgical technique. No complications. Small lower neck incision in skin fold healing beautifully. Continue to follow her instructions of applying Vitamin E and Sunblock SPF 30 to incision daily. Excellent experience with excellent surgeon. Added bonus was pleasant competent receptionist and assistant. Not able to correct earlier glitch in survey
in Akron, OH |
Dr. VanFossen was my surgeon for a mastectomy. She is very compassionate, understanding and knowledgable. She explains everything in a way that can be understood and takes plenty of time to answer all questions. I highly recommend Dr. VanFossen
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

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  • General Surgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Akron City Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Akron City Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mt Hospital

    Completed in 1997

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  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Van Fossen's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Van Fossen

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients