Robert Fried


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Get to Know Dr. Fried

After 30-years of serving patients as a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Robert T. Fried has turned his professional focus to diagnosing and treating venous and lymphatic disease. He has a long-standing history of successful patient outcomes and high satisfaction rates. He consistently achieves three-star ratings—the highest ranking possible as a healthcare provider.

Dr. Fried is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Diplomate), the American Board of Surgery (Diplomate), and the American College of Surgeons (Fellow). He holds certificates in the use of Medtronic Evolut Pro+ and ProMitraClip medical devices for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.

Dr. Fried prides himself on taking a whole-patient approach to care, addressing the root of the patient’s concerns and not just the patient’s presenting symptoms.

Dr. Fried's Credentials

  • Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Residency – Cardiothoracic Surgery, Montefiore-Albert Einstein Hospital, Bronx, NY
  • Fellowship – Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship – Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Medical degree – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Master of Science – Physiology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Lymphedema
  • Radiofrequency and laser ablation
  • Ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy
  • Varithena
  • English

More About Dr. Fried

Dr. Fried began his career as a cardiothoracic surgeon and is now dedicated exclusively to treating venous and lymphatic disorders, including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, venous leg ulcers, and other disorders of venous, lymphatic, and mixed origin.

While he could have taken his remarkable skills anywhere, Dr. Fried chose CVR because of the impressive caliber of the medical staff and the high level of patient care provided. He shares CVR’s philosophy: ensure complete care of the whole patient. Even if a patient is not appropriate for treatment at CVR, he makes sure that patients are put on the right path to have their concerns addressed.

Dr. Fried describes himself as a "people person," striving for good patient outcomes and a good patient experience.

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