We found 84 providers with an interest in thoracic problems and who accept Healthfirst near Brooklyn, NY.

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

Dr. Vinay Tak works as a general surgeon and cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Tak is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak attended medical school at Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Tak completed residency programs at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he 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. 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 is a New York, NY physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Altorki's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Altorki include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP). After attending Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center. 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. Dr. Altorki (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Heartburn, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Surgical Procedures, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Dong-Seok Daniel Lee, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
300 Cadman Plaza West; 1 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee sees patients in Bronx, NY, Flushing, NY, and New York, NY. His medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO. Dr. Lee has an open panel. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Lee (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish.

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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. 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's areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bilfinger is a graduate of the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed 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: , 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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Dr. Harvey Ira Pass, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Pass practices thoracic surgery in New York, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He takes 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. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pass is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , 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)

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, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. Dr. Stiles's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and German.

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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. Jessica Scott Donington, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jessica Donington's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise include lung biopsy, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Donington's hospital/clinic affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, TRICARE, and more. Before performing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donington attended Rush Medical College for medical school. Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

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

Dr. Michael D Zervos, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Bellevue Hospital; 27th Street & 1st Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Zervos is a thoracic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Zervos include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. Dr. Zervos accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He is a graduate of the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (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's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Port's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Heartburn, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic ... (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 specialties are adult critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, and adult pulmonology. He practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Before completing his residency at Lahey Clinic, Dr. Shostak attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, lung cancer, and ablation. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Shostak include: 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. Dr. Shostak speaks 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. Bernard K Crawford Jr., MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Crawford accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Crawford completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Crawford's professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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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. Mikhail Vaynblat, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mikhail Vaynblat sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. His medical specialty is cardiac surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vaynblat include lung biopsy, minimally invasive surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Vaynblat is professionally affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. He takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended Petrozavodsk State University for medical school and subsequently trained at Maimonides Medical Center for residency. Dr. Vaynblat (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Lung Cancer, Non-Small ... (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.
    96.1%
    (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 241 patients (2009-2011)
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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. Dr. Bizekis's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Bizekis (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. Dr. Bizekis is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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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)

Dr. Fouad Elias Elias Lajam, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
150 East 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fouad Lajam is a thoracic surgeon. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Lajam attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He has an open panel.

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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 works as a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Harrison attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Harrison's areas of expertise consist of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He takes Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. Wissam N Raad, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
325 West 15th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Wissam Raad practices thoracic surgery. Dr. Raad (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. After attending Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Medicaid Managed Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raad honors. He is open to new patients.

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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)

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