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Specialties & Research
Dr. Russell Carlson, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).
Education & Awards
Dr. Carlson graduated from Texas A&M University , College Station.
Dr. Carlson has 11 hospital affiliations:
- Catholic Health System - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
- Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Carlson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 2 plans
- WellCare - 1 plan
- Univera Healthcare - 26 plans
- Independent Health - 34 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- HIP Health Plan of New York - 8 plans
- Unicare - 12 plans
- Evercare - 4 plans
- Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 4 plans
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- Where does Dr. Russell E. Carlson practice?
Dr. Russell Carlson practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Niagara Falls, NY and Troy, MI.
See Buffalo Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Buffalo Surgeons.