We found 4 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Newark, NJ.

Dr. Jonathan Andrew Levison, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Medicine
5 Franklin Avenue; Suite 302
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Jonathan Levison is a general surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist in Rockaway, NJ, Westfield, NJ, and Springfield, NJ. Dr. Levison's areas of expertise include the following: aortic aneurysm, leg ulcers, and heart surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Levison attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Levison speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and Chilton Medical Center. He has a closed panel.

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Clinical interests: Varicose Veins, Vascular Disease, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph Salvatore Mosca, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Ralph Mosca is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiac surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve replacement, heart tumor, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Mosca is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Mosca graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Mosca (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Kawasaki Disease, Aortic Valve Repair, Aortic Valve ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.4 times the average?
  • Based on 6 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Sunil Prakash Malhotra, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
201 Lyons Avenue; Suite L5
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Sunil Malhotra is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiac surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: atrial septal defect, heart tumor, and aortic valve replacement. He is in-network for Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Malhotra attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Malhotra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Valve Replacement, Lung Problems, Heart Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
150 Bergen Street; Umdnj - Division of Ct Surgery - Suite F102
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Constantinos Lovoulos works as a chest surgeon. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Lovoulos honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital, and Monmouth Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Mediastinal Disease, Esophagus Problems, Heart Problems, Aorta Surgery

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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.