We found 4 cardiac surgeons who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Flushing, NY.
Dr. Samuel Lang sees patients in M404, NY, New York, NY, and Flushing, NY. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Lang's areas of expertise include aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. He takes Amerigroup, Coresource, and United Healthcare Compass, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency 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 the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.
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. Charles Mack is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. Dr. Mack's clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and heart valve surgery. Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mack takes. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. 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. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve ... (Read more)
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos works as a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. On average, patients gave Dr. Avgerinos a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Avgerinos include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Avgerinos obtained his medical school training at Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Avgerinos (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.
Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Mitral ... (Read more)
Dr. Andrew Nguyen works as a heart surgeon. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Nguyen's residency was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Clinical interests for Dr. Nguyen include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.
Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen ... (Read more)