We found 31 thoracic surgeons who accept Affinity Health Plan near Brooklyn, NY.

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Dr. Shaun Allen Steigman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
525 E 68th Street, Box 209; Division of Pediatric Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Shaun Steigman's areas of specialization are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Steigman include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Steigman honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Steigman trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars; Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence, Mt. Auburn Hospital; and Poster of Distinction, Massachussetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 54th Annual Meeting. In addition to English, Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Neonatal Surgery, Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Samuel Jones Lang, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Samuel Lang is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lang include aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. He honors Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Repair, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve ... (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.
    99.1%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.6 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 399 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Demetri J Merianos, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
263 7th Avenue; Suite 4e
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos' areas of specialization are surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. Dr. Merianos's areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Merianos attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His distinctions include: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship. Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. Merianos's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Jubeong Chai, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3959 Broadway - Chn-276
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paul Chai works as a cardiac surgeon, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chai include heart surgery and congenital heart disease. Dr. Chai is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Chai obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Heart Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Ottis Wayne Isom, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ottis Isom's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. Dr. Isom is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Isom's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Isom include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Heart ... (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.
    98.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 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 100 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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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1000 10th Avenue, Mount Sinai West, Department of Thoracic Surgery; 2b-07
New York, NY
 

Dr. Faiz Bhora's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Bhora is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Secure Horizons. Before completing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Bhora attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bhora (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Bhora is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Bhora's practice is open to new patients.

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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 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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Clinical interests: VATS Lung Surgery, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Excision, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Robert Tranbaugh practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart bypass surgery (CABG), mitral valve surgery, and aortic aneurysm repair. Dr. Tranbaugh accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Tranbaugh completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Tranbaugh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Mitral Valve Surgery, Heart Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 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 452 patients (2009-2011)
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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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
240 Willoughby Street; 5th Floor, Suite 5a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ramachandra Reddy is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Reddy is professionally affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Reddy attended Madras Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Coronary Artery Disease

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.
    93.8%
    (Worse than state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 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 362 patients (2009-2011)
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Richard Lazzaro, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
130 East 77th Street; Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY
 

Dr. Richard Lazzaro's areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. Dr. Lazzaro (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Maimonides Medical Center. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Lazzaro is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Lazzaro has an open panel.

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Dr. Nitsana Alpha Spigland, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nitsana Spigland sees patients in New York, NY and Bayside, NY. Her medical specialties are surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and pediatric thoracic surgery. Dr. Spigland graduated from New York Medical College. Her residency was performed at Lenox Hill Hospital. These areas are among her clinical interests: cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Spigland is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Spigland honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst. She has received distinctions including New York Magazine "Best Doctors in NYC"; Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors"; and New York SuperDoctor, an honor awarded just 5% of New York physicians. Dr. Spigland (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Spigland is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Hirschsprung Disease, Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, ... (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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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Sarcoma, Upper Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. David Mickael Kalfa, PhD, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
177 Fort Washington Avenue 7gn-435; Milstein Hospital Building
New York, NY
 

Dr. David Kalfa's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. Dr. Kalfa's clinical interests encompass heart surgery. He honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Montpellier Faculty of Medicine and the University of the Mediterranean Aix-Marseille II Faculty of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Nomination to the best Poster, Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium, Milwaukee, USA; Nomination to the best Poster, Congenital Session, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, STS; and Meeting, San Diego, USA. In addition to English, Dr. Kalfa (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Kalfa's hospital/clinic affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health. Dr. Kalfa has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Surgery

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

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov sees patients in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Gulkarov honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Gulkarov is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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

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