We found 38 thoracic surgeons who accept Affinity Health Plan near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Paul Scott Lajos, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paul Lajos specializes in vascular surgery and thoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY, Astoria, NY, and Brooklyn, NY. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Loma Linda University Medical Center for residency. These areas are among Dr. Lajos's clinical interests: renal artery stenosis, transtibial (below knee) amputation, and atherosclerosis. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Lajos is conversant in Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Doppler Ultrasound, Knee Problems, Aortic Disease, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Arteriovenous ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Paul Chai is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Chai has a special interest in heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine and a graduate of Duke University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Chai is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. Dr. Chai has an open panel.

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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 is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Isom's areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Isom takes. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Isom's training includes a residency program at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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

Dr. Nitsana Spigland works as a surgical oncologist and pediatric thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Dr. Spigland studied medicine at New York Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Spigland completed a residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Spigland is 3.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spigland accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Spigland include: 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 foreign languages: Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

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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 cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. Dr. Lang honors Amerigroup, Coresource, 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. Dr. Lang's training includes residency programs 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). He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lang's professional affiliations include 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. T. Sloane Sloane Guy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; Suite M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. T. Guy's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guy include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and tumor. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guy accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Guy trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Guy include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and One of America's Top Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Tumor, Aortic Valve Disease, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Wayne Lee, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Urology, Thoracic Surgery
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Michael Lee practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and urology (urinary tract disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lee graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University. His training includes residency programs at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Lee is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: X-Rays

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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 is a general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Steigman include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigman attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinctions: 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. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

Dr. Demetri J Merianos, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue; Suite #3b, Nym Medical Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. He works in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. These areas are among his clinical interests: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. Dr. Merianos's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. 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 average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Merianos honors Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received the following distinctions: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship.

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

Dr. Faiz Y Bhora, MD
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. He is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Bhora's training includes residency programs at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Secure Horizons, and more. Dr. Bhora has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bhora (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Bhora is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Robert Tranbaugh's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Tranbaugh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tranbaugh include heart bypass surgery (CABG), mitral valve surgery, and aortic aneurysm repair. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Tranbaugh attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He 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.

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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 works as a chest surgeon in New York, NY. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Pass's training includes residency programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Pass is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracic Cancer, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ramachandra Cherukuru Reddy, MD
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. In addition to English, Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Reddy include heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He attended medical school at Madras Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Reddy completed a residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received the distinction of Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy is accepting 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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Dr. Dong-Seok Daniel Lee, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
300 Cadman Plaza West; 1 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee is a specialist in thoracic surgery. He works in Bronx, NY, Flushing, NY, and New York, NY. Dr. Lee (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee is open to new patients.

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Clinical 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 is a New York, NY physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. He attended the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. Dr. Zervos honors Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zervos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Fundoplication, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgery specialist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Crawford is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Crawford is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Crawford trained at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Crawford is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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

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