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Dr. Robert J Cerfolio MD is a male Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Robert Cerfolio has 5 office locations.
Brookwood Medical Center
2000 6th Ave S
Five Points South, Birmingham, AL 35233

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (30)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Cerfolio is Excellent. Dr. Cerfolio has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 30 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.7894736842105 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.7567567567568 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.7894736842105 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.7105263157895 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.7
  • Currently 3.6842105263158 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.6052631578947 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.6388888888889 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Cerfolio, MD is board certified in 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.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
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)


Dr. Cerfolio has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Brookwood Medical Center 
  • Uab Medical West 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Cerfolio accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio practice?
Dr. Robert Cerfolio practices Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Birmingham, AL.
Additional practice locations include: Rochester, MN.
See Birmingham Surgeons.