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. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tak accepts. He attended Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. Dr. Tak (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 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 cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Altorki is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Altorki include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP). After completing medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Altorki performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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 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)

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

Dr. Harvey Pass is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. He studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Pass completed residency programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Clinical interests for Dr. Pass include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pass has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. He speaks 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)

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Crawford performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Crawford include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Crawford is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic 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)

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

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee's specialty is thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. Dr. Lee takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He welcomes 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)

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

Dr. Michael Zervos' area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Zervos completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. 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)

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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 chest surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Stiles include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. After completing medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and German. Dr. Stiles is 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)

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

Dr. Jessica Donington is a New York, NY physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. Dr. Donington's clinical interests include lung biopsy, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgery. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donington attended Rush Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Her professional affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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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)

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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 medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Port include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Port accepts. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Port trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He has received distinctions including 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. Dr. Port is affiliated with 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)

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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's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. After completing medical school at the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In Dr. Bilfinger's practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bilfinger takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. 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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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 and adult pulmonology. Dr. Shostak's clinical interests include cryotherapy, lung cancer, and ablation. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shostak honors. Before completing his residency at Lahey Clinic, Dr. Shostak attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: 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. In addition to English, he speaks Russian. Dr. Shostak 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. 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. Clinical interests for Dr. Bizekis include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bizekis takes. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Bizekis (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. He is professionally 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)

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

Dr. Fouad Lajam is a chest surgeon in Flushing, NY and New York, NY. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Lajam accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Lajam welcomes new patients.

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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)

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

Dr. Mikhail Vaynblat's area of specialization is cardiac surgery. His clinical interests include lung biopsy, minimally invasive surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vaynblat honors. Before performing his residency at Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Vaynblat attended Petrozavodsk State University for medical school. Dr. Vaynblat (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Vaynblat is professionally affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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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. Sebron W 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. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Harrison completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has indicated that his clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Harrison's professional 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 is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. 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. Dr. Raad's clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Medicaid Managed Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raad takes. Dr. Raad (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. New patients are welcome to contact his 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)

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