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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Frater is Excellent. Dr. Frater has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 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. Robert Frater, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Blood Clot (Thromboembolism)
  • Bronchial Fistula
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Embolism
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
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Education & Awards

Dr. Frater graduated from University Of Cape Town. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Bacterial Endocarditis
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Diseases
Heart Valve Diseases
Mitral Valve Insufficiency


Dr. Frater has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Jacobi Medical Center 
  • Lawrence Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Hebrew
  • Haitian Creole
  • Russian
  • Creole
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert W M Frater MD is a male Surgeon and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert W. Frater practice?
Dr. Robert Frater has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Frater practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Bronx, NY.
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