Dr. Robert T Fried MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Robert Fried is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Ashland, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including King's Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Fried accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at King's Daughters Medical Center and one of 3 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1988

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1992

Cornell University Medical College
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1989–1990

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 25 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 11 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

WV State Medical License
Active through 2014

KY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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