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. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tak accepts. He attended Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. Dr. Tak (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 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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    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 Zarnegear, MD
Specializes in Surgery
520 East 70th Street, Starr 8; Endocrine Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rasa Zarnegear, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Zarnegear (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, achalasia, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Zarnegear is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Zarnegear is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the University Hospitals, Cleveland. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass. Dr. Zarnegear has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and "Best Doctors" Award New York Magazine.

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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' area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Zervos completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. 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 is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Port include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Port accepts. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Port trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He has received distinctions including 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. Dr. Port is affiliated with 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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