We found 85 providers with an interest in thoracic problems and who accept Healthfirst near Brooklyn, NY.

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Dr. Vinay Manohar Tak, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
121 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Vinay Tak is a general surgeon and cardiothoracic surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tak is a graduate of Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. Dr. Tak's residency was performed at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, pectus excavatum

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Pectus Excavatum, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve 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.
    97.2%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.2 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 180 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Jessica Scott Donington, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jessica Donington practices thoracic surgery. Her clinical interests include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and malignant mesothelioma. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Donington attended medical school at Rush Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Donington trained at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Manhattan Campus and NYU Langone.

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Relevant Interests: , malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Brendon Matthew Stiles, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Brendon Stiles is a cardiac surgeon and thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stiles include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. Dr. Stiles takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stiles completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He has received distinctions including Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Compliance Leader, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Stiles (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: VATS Lung Surgery, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Excision, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nasser Khaled Altorki, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nasser Altorki's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Altorki (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Altorki a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Surgical Procedures, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvey Ira Pass, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Pass is a New York, NY physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer surgery, achalasia, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pass's education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Pass speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with NYU Langone.

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Relevant Interests: , malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, thoracic cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
300 Cadman Plaza West; 1 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish. His clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), achalasia, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He is affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Sarcoma, Upper Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Shostak, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Adult Pulmonology
170 William Street; 5th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Eugene Shostak's medical specialty is adult critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Shostak attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Lahey Clinic. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung biopsy, cryotherapy, and lung cancer. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shostak honors. Dr. Shostak has received professional recognition including the following: Resident Travel Award. American Thoracic Society International Conference. San Diego, CA; Best Resident Teacher Award. Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Burlington, MA; and Scholarship for Academic Excellence. New York University. He is conversant in Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Tumor, Bronchoscopy with Biopsy, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey L Port, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Port is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Port is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Port attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Port has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bernard K Crawford Jr., MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Crawford speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. His professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Health Care System and NYU Langone. He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Crawford average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Crawford has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, mediastinal disease, pectus excavatum, thoracic cancer, mediastinal tumor, pectus carinatum

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Fundoplication, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Neuroendocrine ... (Read more)

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. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Bilfinger's areas of expertise include lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bilfinger trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, thoracic (chest) problems

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

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve 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.
    95.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 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 145 patients (2009-2011)
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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
150 East 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fouad Lajam is a thoracic surgeon in Flushing, NY and New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lajam include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Lajam is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has an open panel. After completing medical school at Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Heart Problems, Myasthenia Gravis, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Thoracotomy, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Sebron Wood Harrison, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue; Suite 4h, Nypbmh Medical Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Sebron Harrison practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. He has a special interest in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for residency. Dr. Harrison is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Costas Bizekis, MD
Specializes in Other, Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Costas Bizekis is a specialist in thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Bizekis is affiliated with NYU Langone. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Bizekis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, thoracic cancer, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Esophageal Spasm, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 East 68th Street M 404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Nguyen is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. He is in-network for Coresource, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese.

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Relevant Interests: , mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
325 West 15th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Wissam Raad is a thoracic surgery specialist. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Raad's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. He accepts Medicaid Managed Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Raad (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Raad's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Lobectomy, Thymectomy, Hiatal Hernia, Fundoplication, Needle Biopsy, Upper ... (Read more)

Dr. Darren Brent Schneider, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Darren Schneider is a vascular surgery specialist. Dr. Schneider has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Schneider include renal angioplasty, thoracic outlet syndrome, and iliac artery aneurysm. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schneider is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. Dr. Schneider (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Renal Vascular Disease, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Stenosis, Vascular ... (Read more)

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