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

Valerie W. Rusch - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Valerie Rusch works as an oncologist and chest surgeon in New York, NY. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rusch include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. She is in-network for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Rusch is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Rusch (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. She is 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. 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 medical specialist in cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Chai has a special interest in heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine and a graduate of Duke University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Chai is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. Dr. Chai has an open panel.

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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 works as a surgical oncologist and pediatric thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. Dr. Spigland studied medicine at New York Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Spigland completed a residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Spigland is 3.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spigland accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Spigland 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. Dr. Spigland (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. 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 is a general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Steigman include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigman attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinctions: 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. In addition to English, Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

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

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. He works in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. These areas are among his clinical interests: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. Dr. Merianos's hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Merianos attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Merianos honors Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received the following distinctions: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship.

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

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 specialty is thoracic surgery. He is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College. Dr. Bhora's training includes residency programs at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Secure Horizons, and more. Dr. Bhora has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bhora (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Bhora is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Harvey Pass works as a chest surgeon in New York, NY. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Pass's training includes residency programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Pass is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracic Cancer, Esophagus Problems, ... (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 specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Reddy include heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He attended medical school at Madras Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Reddy completed a residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received the distinction of Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy is accepting new patients.

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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: ?
    93.8%
    (Worse than state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.9 times the average?
  • Based on 362 patients (2009-2011)
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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 practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophageal surgery, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid.

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

Dr. Michael D Zervos, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Bellevue Hospital; 27th Street & 1st Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Zervos is a New York, NY physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. He attended the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. Dr. Zervos honors Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zervos's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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, Endoscopic Surgery, Fundoplication, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Cynthia Chin works as a thoracic surgeon in Rye, NY, New York, NY, and White Plains, NY. Dr. Chin takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Chin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Chinese. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital and WESTMED Medical Group.

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgery specialist. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Crawford is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Crawford is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Crawford trained at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Crawford is professionally affiliated with 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. 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. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, TRICARE, and more. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, Dr. Donington completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Donington (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Gulkarov completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) speaks 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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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
1041 Third Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. John Anastasi works as a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. Dr. Anastasi speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Lenox Hill Hospital, and Staten Island University Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Anastasi's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Elias A Zias, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Elias Zias' specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Zias has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Zias takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is a graduate of New York Medical College and a graduate of Westchester Medical Center's residency program.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Aortic Valve ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    96.4%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
  • Based on 395 patients (2009-2011)
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