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Dr. Anthony Furnary

Thoracic Surgery
Portland, OR
42 years experience male

Locations

Starr-Wood Cardiac Group

Portland, OR

Address

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 240, Portland, OR
Directions

Fax

5032162488

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Rose City Vein Center

Portland, OR

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Thoracic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
LOTS!: Stroke, death, bleeding, infection , kidney failure, etc. However the incidence of these things is relatively low for someone of your age. The older... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
No. : Mvp with minimal leak is not dangerous now. However, it can (but might not) progress over your lifetime to mitral valve regurgitation (leak) that is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
Go to the hospital: Symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, "feeling of impending doom". If you do it is potentially life -threatening . Go to the hospital.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
W physical therapy: It will "go away on it's own if you are a weight lifter (for example) and stop lifting. There are a multitude of causes -- some anatomic, which will ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
See a doctor: Could be many things. Your BP is a bit high. Chest pain is an important symptom to get investigated. It could be your heart, your lungs, chest wall,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
Not likely: Pulmonary embolism causes chest pain, shortness of breath from loss of oxygen and a feeling of "impending doom". It usually comes on suddenly and is ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
Yes & no: This is a separation between the cartilaginous portion of your rib (front portion) and the boney portion (back portion) like a broken rib. The surge... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
42 years experience
Nerve pain likely: Many things -- most likely compression of a nerve in your thoracic outlet or neck. Unlikely to be heart disease in a healthy person of 29. Definitel... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Furnary is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated 1984MD

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth College
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Allegheny General Hospital

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

Congenital cardiac surgery

Awards

Distinguished Research Award, National Association of Clinical Biochemistry
Biomedical Technology Innovator of the Year-runner up, Wall Street Journal

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Western Thoracic Surgical Association
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