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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Zakow is Excellent. Dr. Zakow has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Peter Zakow, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Pericardiectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Zakow graduated from New York University. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Zakow has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Peter K Zakow MD is a male Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Peter K. Zakow practice?
Dr. Peter Zakow has 1 office location.
Dr. Peter Zakow practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Poughkeepsie, NY.
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