We found 4 cardiac surgeons who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Flushing, NY.
Dr. Charles Mack is a specialist in cardiac surgery. He works in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and heart valve surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Mack takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Mack attended Tufts University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Mack has received include Distinguished Housestaff Award, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Merle Wood Scholar of the Andrew G. Morrow Society of Cardiovascular; and Surgeons Research Award. Dr. Mack (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and German.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve ... (Read more)
Dr. Samuel Lang specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Lang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lang's clinical interests include aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently 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. Dr. Lang takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Coresource, and United Healthcare Compass. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.
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)
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos' specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Avgerinos graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Beth Israel Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Avgerinos has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Avgerinos (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Avgerinos is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.
Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Mitral ... (Read more)
Dr. Andrew Nguyen specializes in cardiac surgery. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Nguyen honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. He speaks Vietnamese.
Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen ... (Read more)