We found 3 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 is a general surgeon and cardiothoracic surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tak is a graduate of Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. Dr. Tak's residency was performed at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak 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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    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.
    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 Zarnegar, MD
Specializes in Surgery
520 East 70th Street, Starr 8; Endocrine Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rasa Zarnegar is a medical specialist in surgery. Dr. Zarnegar's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, achalasia, and thyroid cancer. He honors Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Zarnegar has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and "Best Doctors" Award New York Magazine. Dr. Zarnegar (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Dr. Zarnegar is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophageal Manometry, Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

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 is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Port is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Port attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Port has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , achalasia

All Interests: Achalasia, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

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