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We found 25 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 sees patients in New York, NY. Her medical specialties are oncology (cancer care) and thoracic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rusch include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. She is affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She accepts Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Her practice is open to new patients. She obtained her medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Rusch has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Rusch (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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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's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Chai attended Duke University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Chai include heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His distinctions 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) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Chai's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, ColumbiaDoctors, and St. Joseph's Health System. He 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 is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and pediatric thoracic surgery. She works in New York, NY. Dr. Spigland (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Spigland include inflammatory bowel disease, neonatal surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Her professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. She attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Spigland takes Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, in addition to 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.

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Clinical interests: Neonatal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Minimally ... (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, who practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY, is a medical specialist in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigman 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. He is closed to 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, who practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY, is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. His areas of expertise include gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Merianos is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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. Ramachandra Cherukuru Reddy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
240 Willoughby Street; 5th Floor, Suite 5a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ramachandra Reddy specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. He has a special interest in heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reddy takes. He is a graduate of Madras Medical College. Dr. Reddy trained at The Brooklyn Hospital Center for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. Dr. Reddy is professionally affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. Henry Jean Tannous, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1190 Fifth Avenue; Guggenheim Pavilion, Floor 2nd
New York, NY
 

Dr. Henry Tannous' areas of specialization are general surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Yonkers, NY, Stony Brook, NY, and New York, NY. Dr. Tannous's areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), aortic valve replacement, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Vytra, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. After attending American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center and Waterbury Hospital. Dr. Tannous (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and French.

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Clinical interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Stenosis, Esophagus Problems, Heart Problems, Aortic ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.5 times the average?
  • Based on 82 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Harvey Ira Pass, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Pass is a specialist in thoracic surgery. Before completing his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Pass attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Pass has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Crawford include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Crawford's hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crawford takes. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Crawford has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Crawford is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Neuroendocrine Disorders, ... (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 specializes in thoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Donington's areas of expertise include the following: lung biopsy, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgery. She is affiliated with Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. She takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before completing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donington attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: 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. 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; he sees patients in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophageal surgery, and lung cancer. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee attended medical school at New York Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lee is professionally 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. Elias A Zias, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
530 1st Avenue; Suite 9v
New York, NY
 

Dr. Elias Zias' areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY and Valhalla, NY. Dr. Zias's areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive surgery. He is affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Westchester Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zias accepts.

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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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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. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bilfinger accepts. He attended the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, Heart Valve Disease, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    95.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 times the average?
  • Based on 145 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 specialty is thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Bhora (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Bhora's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He attended Aga Khan University Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhora has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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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' medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zervos include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. Dr. Zervos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Zervos attended the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Zervos takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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Dr. Iosif M Gulkarov, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
506 Sixth Street; Suite 3rd Floor, Nym - Miner Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Gulkarov include mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Gulkarov graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Gulkarov trained 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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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