Dr. Victoria Van Fossen, MD
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General Surgery | Female

95 Arch St Ste 280 Akron, OH 44304 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Victoria Van Fossen, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Akron, OH. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Van Fossen is affiliated with Summa Akron City Hospital.

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Dr. Van Fossen's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in akron, oh |
I could not ask for a more compassionate and caring doctor. She is very knowledgeable and kind. I highly recommend her
OH |
Dr. VanFossen was my surgeon for a preventative nipple sparing mastectomy. She was so kind and caring. Surgery day she came and spoke with me. She was very reassuring and understanding of my obvious anxiety. Surgery went well. She came to my room and checked on me a few times during my 24 hour hospital stay. Knowing i had traveled a ways she really wanted to make sure i was comfortable going home after just one night. I truly appreciated her concern thoughtfulness. Would recommend her to anyone
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
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Dr. Van Fossen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy