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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
14 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(12)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Firstenberg is Excellent. Dr. Firstenberg has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.7
  • Currently 3.7 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Firstenberg, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Infarction

Education & Awards

Dr. Firstenberg graduated from Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Firstenberg has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Summa - Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital 
  • Cleveland Clinic 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Firstenberg MD is a male Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Firstenberg practice?
Dr. Michael Firstenberg has 2 office locations.
Dr. Michael Firstenberg practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Akron, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
See Akron Surgeons and Akron Cardiothoracic Surgeons.