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Physician Profile

Michael S. Firstenberg, MD

(330) 384-9001

Summa Physicians Inc. - Thoracic Surgery


  • Thoracic Surgery

Gender: Male

Office Locations

Primary Address 75 Arch St. Ste. 407 Akron, Ohio, 44304 Get Directions

Alternate Address 1900 23rd St. 4th Floor Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 44223 Get Directions


Specialty Interests

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


Medical School

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


  • University Hospitals of Cleveland


  • University Hospitals of Cleveland


  • The Ohio State University
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Research & Publications

For a full list of Dr. Firstenberg's publications, please go to PubMed.

Professional Highlights


Biographical Sketch

Dr. Michael Firstenberg was raised in northeast Ohio and attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University where he trained in general surgery. He also did research and advanced training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He did his formal cardiovascular training at The Ohio State University where he was on the faculty for seven years as an assistant professor of surgery specializing in adult cardiac surgery with special interests in treating complex coronary artery, valvular, and aortic problems. He has published extensively on cardiovascular disease and lectured worldwide.

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