Dr. Vivian Lindfield, MD

Dr. Vivian Lindfield, MD

Breast Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Vivian Lindfield, MD is a breast surgery specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in breast surgery.

3915 Sheridan Dr

Amherst, NY 14226

Contact Information

(716) 632-7465

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lindfield's Experience

Dr. Lindfield's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lindfield "WNY Breast Health is a comprehensive breast health center that was developed to provide the most advanced, dedicated and compassionate care to patients with breast disease. At WNY Breast Health, we believe in lifelong breast health and we exist solely to provide the highest level of care for our community."

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

20  Conditions Treated

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Lipomas
  • Lump
  • Lymphedema
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Suspicious Lump

31  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

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.


  • McMaster University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lindfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lindfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lindfield to family and friends
41 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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Dr. Lindfield's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

After filing a complaint about Dr. Lindfield, regarding her rude, condescending attitude as well as not being able to actually see the physician (despite the fact that I specifically called to schedule the appointment with HER) the response from my insurance company on the complaint was that the...more
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Cablevision and Verizon care more and have more empathy than Dr. Lindfield does. She never introduced herself and didn't even address me by name when I went in for a biopsy. When I asked her if she was the doctor, she yelled at me to hold still. No explanations or conversation. Not the right...more
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Dr. Lindfield approached the appointment with an incredibly brusque and nasty attitude. Didn't identify herself as the doctor, just started cutting, and when asked if she was the doctor, snapped "DON'T MOVE!". Horrible, horrible experience and incredibly disappointing to see a lack of care and...more
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Compassion is no where to be found If you ask to be scheduled to see Dr Lindfield you still don't see her and when you ask for her to come to the room she makes you feel like you are wasting her time she is very condescending and cold She used to be caring and understanding None of this exists with...more
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Dr. Vivian Lindfield was very good at explaining what I needed and took me step by step through the whole process she is very caring and professional.
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