We found 4 providers with an interest in achalasia and who accept Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield near New York, NY.

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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. Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Tak is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak attended medical school at Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Tak completed residency programs at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Pectus Excavatum, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
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    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. Rasa Zarnegear, MD
Specializes in Surgery
520 East 70th Street, Starr 8; Endocrine Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rasa Zarnegear is a surgery specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Zarnegear's areas of expertise include the following: minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, achalasia, and thyroid cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and "Best Doctors" Award New York Magazine. Dr. Zarnegear (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Dr. Zarnegear is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophageal Manometry, Hyperparathyroidism, Esophagus Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (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 thoracic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Zervos include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. Dr. Zervos accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He is a graduate of the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. 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: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (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's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Port's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Heartburn, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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