We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive heart valve treatment and who accept Health First near New York, NY.

Dr. Ottis Wayne Isom, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ottis Isom is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Isom average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Isom's clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. He takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Dr. Isom is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Isom trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve repair

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Heart ... (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.
    98.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 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 100 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Samuel Jones Lang, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

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.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve repair

All 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)
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Dr. Karl Hemingway Krieger, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Karl Krieger's specialty is cardiac surgery. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His areas of expertise include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart valve disease, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Krieger average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. 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. In addition to English, Dr. Krieger speaks Spanish. Dr. Krieger is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), percutaneous valve treatment, minimally invasive valve repair

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Repair, ... (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.
    98.1%
    (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 584 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Arash Salemi, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Arash Salemi, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. Dr. Salemi honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Salemi trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His distinctions include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and "America's Top Surgeons". His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), percutaneous valve treatment, transcatheter valve treatment

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Mitral Valve Reconstruction, ... (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.
    97.8%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 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 259 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Shing-Chiu Wong, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
520 East 70th Street Starr 4
New York, NY
 

Dr. Shing-Chiu Wong specializes in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology and practices in New York, NY. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wong include heart problems and cardiac catheterization. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Wong honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Wong (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Cardiac Catheterization

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $4,525
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $942
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Dr. Berhane Mulugeta Worku, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue; Suite 4h
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Berhane Worku is a cardiac surgeon and thoracic surgeon in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Worku include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and angina. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, POMCO, and more. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Worku attended Harvard Medical School. Dr. Worku (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Aortic Aneurysm, Tricuspid Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Israel J Jacobowitz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
4802 10th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Israel Jacobowitz is a specialist in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Jacobowitz's clinical interests include heart valve disease, aortic aneurysm, and carotid artery disease. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Jacobowitz (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Italian. He is affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve surgery

All Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Valve Surgery, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Carotid Artery Disease, ... (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.
    99.2%
    (Better than state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 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 427 patients (2009-2011)
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