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About Dr. Robert Frater

Dr. Robert Frater, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bronx, NY. He has 61 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Frater is affiliated with Jacobi Medical Center, Lawrence Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Frater is Excellent. Dr. Robert Frater has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert Frater is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

1575 Blondell Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
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Dr. Robert Frater has the following 2 specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Robert Frater has the following 21 expertise

  • 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
  • Staphylococcal Infections (Staph Infection)

Dr. Robert Frater has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Robert Frater is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Five Stars

Dr. Frater saved my son's life twice over twenty years ago. He has the most phenomenal bedside manner and spent 30-45 minutes a day with my son and I every day for the full three months my son was in the hospital. Both surgeries were over 14 hours and he performed miracles when another hospital refused to operate because they believed my son was going to die and they didnt want to mess up their statistics. Dr Frater never wavered. He was a total blessing.

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He Saved my baby's life.
Five Stars

Dr Frater saved my son's life not once but twice. he is the most caring compassionate physician I have ever met. he is the standard by which I judge all physicians.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Frater is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Jacobi Medical Center
  • Lawrence Hospital
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Henry & Lucy Moses Div
  • Montefiore Med Ctr Jack D Weiler Hosp of A. Einstein College
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Education

    61 Years Experience

  • University Of Cape Town

    Graduated in 1952

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

1575 Blondell Ave, Bronx, NY
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