We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive valve repair and who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near New York, NY.

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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 practices cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. His clinical interests include aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. He honors Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lang 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. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lang's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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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. Samin Kumar Sharma, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology, Other
5 E 98th Street; 3rd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Samin Sharma is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart valve disease. Dr. Sharma is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Sharma studied medicine at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. His training includes a residency program at New York Downtown Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Sharma has received include New York Super Doctors; America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly; and Simon Dack Award for Best Teacher at Cardiovascular Institute The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Sharma (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Bengali.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Valve Disease, Heart Attack

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 59
  • Charge (avg.): $5,050
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,491
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Dr. Ottis Wayne Isom, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ottis Isom works as a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon. Dr. Isom's areas of expertise include mitral valve prolapse, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. Before performing his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dr. Isom attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Isom has received include New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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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. 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. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. These areas are among his clinical interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and thoracoabdominal aneurysm (TAA). Dr. Krieger has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: 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: , 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. T. Sloane Sloane Guy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
525 E 68th Street; Suite M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Guy's specialty is cardiac surgery. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include the following: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and tumor. Dr. Guy honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and One of America's Top Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve repair

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Tumor, Aortic Valve Disease, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. George D Dangas, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
196; 03 42nd Avenue
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. George Dangas, who practices in New York, NY, Flushing, NY, and Long Island City, NY, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: renal artery stenosis, atherosclerosis, and carotid artery disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Sinai Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Dangas graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at The Miriam Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , balloon valvuloplasty

All Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Heart Problems, Aortic Disease, Heart Stent Placement, Aortic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Isaac George, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
177 Fort Washington Avenue, Milstein Hospital Building; Room 7gn-435
New York, NY
 

Dr. Isaac George specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. George attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. George's areas of expertise include the following: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and aortic valve surgery. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received distinctions including Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center Fellowship; Pi Tau Sigma, Mechanical Engineering Honor Society; and New Era Cardiac Surgery Conference Scholarship. Dr. George is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive valve repair

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Aortic Stenosis, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

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