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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
33 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Specialties & Research

Dr. James Fonger, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Vascular Graft Occlusion

Education & Awards

Dr. Fonger graduated from University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine, Winnipeg. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures


Dr. Fonger has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center/Downtown Campus 


  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James D Fonger MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James D. Fonger practice?
Dr. James Fonger has 1 office location.
Dr. James Fonger practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near New York, NY.
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