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We found 14 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare All Copay near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Wael Zouhair Tamim, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 723
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Wael Tamim practices cardiothoracic surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Tamim is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Ruben A Ungaro, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1880 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 6
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ruben Ungaro is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Ungaro graduated from the University of San Simon Faculty of Medicine and National University of San Marcos. For his professional training, Dr. Ungaro completed residency programs at Mayo Clinic, the University of Missouri Health System, and Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Ungaro honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3001 Nw 49th Avenue; Suite 104
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Erik Beyer's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Lauderdale Lakes, FL. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Beyer attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Beyer has received professional recognition including the following: Resident of the Year, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is professionally affiliated with Rockingham Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5333 N Dixie Highway; Suite 206
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Robert Cline specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery and practices in Oakland Park, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Cline is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Hospital.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4725 N. Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Imad Tabry is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is a graduate of Syrian University Faculty of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Tabry has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Alfredo Rego, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4900 W Oakland Park Boulevard; 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Alfredo Rego's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He attended the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Minnesota Medical School and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. His clinical interests include heart surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rego takes. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rego is affiliated with Doctors Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Surgery

Dr. Roman Basil Klos, MD
Specializes in Other, Cardiothoracic Surgery
4800 Ne 20th Terrace; 101
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Roman Klos is a specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Klos honors. He is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. Klos is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Ted J Carson, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1820 E Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Ted Carson's areas of specialization are vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery; he sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is affiliated with Broward Health North. Dr. Carson takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Stuart Leonard Boe, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
5333 N Dixie Highway; Suite 206
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Boe's area of specialization is cardiothoracic surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Boe attended medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4725 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Irving David is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Frank Peter Catinella, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 300
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Frank Catinella practices cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Catinella is affiliated with Broward Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Maimonides Medical Center.

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Dr. Eugene Norman Costantini, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1777 S Andrews Avenue; Suite 301
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eugene Costantini's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. He is affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Costantini attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1625 Se Third Avenue; Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Herskowitz has received a 1.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Herskowitz is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
4725 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Alexander Justicz sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His medical specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Justicz attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine.

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What is Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty that provides surgical care for the chest. Most often this means heart or lung surgery, but it can also include surgery on the esophagus, breastbone, or chest wall. Some cardiothoracic surgeons may specialize in the surgical treatment of children, or focus on a specific organ or surgical procedure.

Some of the diseases and procedures that a cardiothoracic surgeon might handle include:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • GERD, or severe acid reflux
  • Heart or lung transplants

Cardiothoracic surgeons may use various types of imaging, such as an electrocardiogram or CT scan, to diagnose problems and plan the operation. They may also offer minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, if appropriate, to lower the risk of scarring and infection.

Cardiothoracic surgery is an older medical specialty, but it is still one of the most amazing. Often patients who need a cardiothoracic surgeon are extremely sick, suffering from an illness that will kill them without intervention. With surgery, however, they often make a complete recovery.