We found 7 providers matching open chest surgery and who accept First Health near Brooklyn, NY.

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Dr. Robert Frederick Tranbaugh, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
263 7th Avenue; Suite 4h
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Robert Tranbaugh works as a cardiac surgeon and thoracic surgeon in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Tranbaugh (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. His areas of expertise include the following: heart bypass surgery (CABG), mitral valve surgery, and aortic aneurysm repair. Dr. Tranbaugh is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Tranbaugh takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Mitral Valve Surgery, Heart Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Procedure Information for Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    99%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.7 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 276 patients (2009-2011)
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
370 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Vinod Patel specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and exercise physiology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. Before performing his residency at Resurrection Health Care, Dr. Patel attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and M.P. Shah Medical College for medical school. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Patel is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Atrial Fibrillation, Exercise Physiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Iosif M Gulkarov, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov works as a cardiac surgeon and chest surgeon in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Gulkarov attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Aorta Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $10,706
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $973
Dr. Thomas Victor Bilfinger, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Stony Brook Surgical Associates, Pc; Stony Brook University Hospital
Hsc, T-19, Room 080, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Bilfinger's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. His clinical interests encompass lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Bilfinger attended medical school at the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Bilfinger highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, Heart Valve Disease, Esophagus Problems, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    This survival rate is 'risk-adjusted' to account for the fact that some physicians treat sicker patients than average. The resulting percentage is the survival rate for the average patient who has this procedure.
    97.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.3 times the average?
    Physicians with high case severity treat sicker patients than average, and their patients are more at-risk. In contrast, physicians with low case severity treat healthier patients than average, and their patients are less at-risk.
  • Based on 98 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Sorin Jakob Brener, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
506 Sixth Street; Suite 2nd Floor, Nypbmh - Kirkwood Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Sorin Brener specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. His clinical interests include platelet disorders, mitral valve prolapse, and heart failure. Dr. Brener takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem. He is a graduate of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Cleveland Clinic's residency program. Dr. Brener (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Brener is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Stent, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
370 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ankur Shah's areas of specialization are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. After completing medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Dr. Shah performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Shah include diabetes, heart failure, and exercise stress test. He is an in-network provider for Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and NYU Langone.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Hypertension, Exercise Stress Test, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Heart ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
405 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Bharath Reddy is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. Dr. Reddy studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Boston Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, electrophysiological (EP) study, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Reddy takes Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Stent, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, High ... (Read more)

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