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

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 chest surgeon in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Tranbaugh studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. His areas of expertise consist of heart bypass surgery (CABG), mitral valve surgery, and aortic aneurysm repair. Dr. Tranbaugh is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Tranbaugh (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov, who practices in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Gulkarov is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. 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. Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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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
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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 is a physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Bilfinger has indicated that his clinical interests include lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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

Dr. Ankur Shah's medical specialty is adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and general internal medicine. He attended medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College. He trained at Allegheny General Hospital for residency. Dr. Shah's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, heart failure, and exercise stress test. He takes several insurance carriers, including Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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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)

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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's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Brooklyn, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: platelet disorders, mitral valve prolapse, and heart failure. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, Anthem, and more. Dr. Brener obtained his medical school training at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Brener (or staff) speaks 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, Interventional Cardiology
370 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Vinod Patel's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include mitral valve prolapse, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and exercise physiology. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and M.P. Shah Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Resurrection Health Care. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , heart bypass surgery (CABG)

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

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

Dr. Bharath Reddy sees patients in Brooklyn, NY. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, electrophysiological (EP) study, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Reddy's medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Boston Medical Center. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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