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

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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(71)
Patient comments (44)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Cerfolio is Excellent. Dr. Cerfolio has been reviewed by 71 patients who have provided 44 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 3.8
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Courteous Staff 3.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 3.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Cerfolio, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Cerfolio graduated from University of Rochester . He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Mediastinoscopy
Pneumonectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Cerfolio has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Uab Medical West 
  • University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert J Cerfolio MD is a male Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Surgery, and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio practice?
Dr. Robert Cerfolio has 5 office locations.
Dr. Robert Cerfolio practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, Surgery, and Vascular Surgery near Birmingham, AL.
Additional practice locations include: Rochester, MN.
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