Dr. Kurt VonFricken MD Surgeon

Dr. Kurt VonFricken is a surgeon in Buffalo, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Erie County Medical Center and Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center. He received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Erie County Medical Center and one of 7 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University At Buffalo
Residency, General Surgery, 1992–1997

University At Buffalo
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1999–2001

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Clinical relapse in a patient with multiple myeloma presenting as an atrial plasmacytoma.
Paulus, A., Swaika, A., Miller, K. C., Spangenthal, E. J., Guo, R., Vonfricken, K., Lee, K., Chanan-Khan, A. A.

Anaphylactic shock from a latex allergy in a patient with spinal trauma.
Pryor, J. P., Vonfricken, K., Seibel, R., Kauder, D. R., Schwab, C. W.

Echocardiographic mass on the mitral valve.
VonFricken, K., Karamanoukian, H. L., Ricci, M., Graham, S., Slate, D. M., Bergsland, J., Salerno, T. A.

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