We found 24 thoracic surgeons who accept Child Health Plus near New York, NY.

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Valerie W. Rusch
Specializes in Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Valerie Rusch works as an oncologist and thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Her areas of expertise consist of esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. She accepts the following insurance: Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare. Dr. Rusch graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For her professional training, Dr. Rusch completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Rusch has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Rusch (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Tumor, Stenosis, Upper Endoscopy, Lung Problems, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Trachea ... (Read more)

Dr. Shaun Allen Steigman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
525 E 68th Street, Box 209; Division of Pediatric Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Shaun Steigman specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Steigman attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Steigman include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Steigman is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigman has received distinctions including New York Rising Stars; Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence, Mt. Auburn Hospital; and Poster of Distinction, Massachussetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 54th Annual Meeting. Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neonatal Surgery, Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Jubeong Chai, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3959 Broadway - Chn-276
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paul Chai is a specialist in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Chai attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chai include: One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Chai is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Heart Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Nitsana Alpha Spigland, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nitsana Spigland is a physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and pediatric thoracic surgery. Dr. Spigland graduated from New York Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at Lenox Hill Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Spigland include cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Spigland is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Her distinctions include: New York Magazine "Best Doctors in NYC"; Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors"; and New York SuperDoctor, an honor awarded just 5% of New York physicians. In addition to English, Dr. Spigland (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. She is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Demetri J Merianos, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue; Suite #3b, Nypbmh Medical Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. His medical specialties are surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. Dr. Merianos is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Merianos accepts Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His distinctions include: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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Clinical interests: Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvey Ira Pass, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Pass practices thoracic surgery in New York, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pass's education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pass is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ramachandra Cherukuru Reddy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
240 Willoughby Street; 5th Floor, Suite 5a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ramachandra Reddy is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. He has a special interest in heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reddy has an open panel. He attended medical school at Madras Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Reddy completed a residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He has received the distinction of Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Coronary Artery Disease

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.
    93.8%
    (Worse than 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 362 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Faiz Y Bhora, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1000 10th Avenue, Mount Sinai West, Department of Thoracic Surgery; 2b-07
New York, NY
 

Dr. Faiz Bhora's medical specialty is thoracic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Bhora is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Secure Horizons, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College and then he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Bhora has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bhora (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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Dr. Benjamin Enoch Lee, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Lee's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Lee attended New York Medical College for medical school. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophageal surgery, and thoracic outlet syndrome. Dr. Lee honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. In addition to English, Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lee is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Mediastinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Bernard K Crawford Jr., MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Crawford accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Crawford completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Crawford's professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Fundoplication, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Neuroendocrine ... (Read more)

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Dr. Thomas Victor Bilfinger, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Stony Brook Surgical Associates, Pc; Stony Brook University Hospital
Hsc, T-19, Room 080, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Bilfinger's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Bilfinger's areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bilfinger is a graduate of the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, Heart Valve Disease, Esophagus Problems, Heart Problems, ... (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.
    95.6%
    (Similar to 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 145 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Jessica Scott Donington, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jessica Donington's area of specialization is thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise include lung biopsy, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Donington's hospital/clinic affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, TRICARE, and more. Before performing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donington attended Rush Medical College for medical school. Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language.

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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Esophageal ... (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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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Cynthia Sen-Yen Chin, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
 

Dr. Cynthia Chin is a thoracic surgery specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital and WESTMED Medical Group. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. Dr. Chin graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Chin (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Chinese.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
1041 Third Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. John Anastasi works as a heart surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Anastasi is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Lenox Hill Hospital, and Staten Island University Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Anastasi graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Allegheny General Hospital and Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Anastasi speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Iosif M Gulkarov, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He practices in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gulkarov attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Gulkarov is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Aorta Surgery, ... (Read more)

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