We found 21 thoracic surgeons who accept Child Health Plus near New York, NY.

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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 specialist in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Steigman's clinical interests include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Steigman is affiliated with 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 7th Avenue; Suite 4e
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a surgical oncologist, pediatric thoracic surgeon, and pediatric head and neck surgeon. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. Areas of expertise for Dr. Merianos include gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. Dr. Merianos's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Merianos has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as 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. 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 cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Chai (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. His clinical interests encompass heart surgery and congenital heart disease. Dr. Chai's professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Chai is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine; and Children's Miracle Network Research Grant. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Valerie Rusch practices oncology (cancer care) and thoracic surgery in New York, NY. Dr. Rusch is especially interested in esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She accepts the following insurance: Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare. She welcomes new patients. She is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Rusch's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. She has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Rusch (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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

Dr. Jessica Scott Donington, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jessica Donington sees patients in New York, NY. Her medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and malignant mesothelioma. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Manhattan Campus and NYU Langone. Dr. Donington takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE. Dr. Donington attended medical school at Rush Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Donington trained at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks the following 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)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1000 10th Avenue, Mount Sinai West, Department of Thoracic Surgery; 2b-07
New York, NY
 

Dr. Faiz Bhora is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Secure Horizons. Dr. Bhora attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College. He trained at George Washington University Medical Center 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. Bhora (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Bhora is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY). He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Cynthia Chin practices thoracic surgery in Rye, NY, New York, NY, and White Plains, NY. She takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. Dr. Chin graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Chin completed residency programs at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Chin (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Chinese. Dr. Chin is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.

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

Dr. Harvey Pass' area of specialization is thoracic surgery. Dr. Pass's clinical interests include cancer surgery, achalasia, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and then he performed his 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 speaks Spanish. Dr. Pass is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone.

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

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. Dr. Reddy obtained his medical school training at Madras Medical College and performed his residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. He accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Reddy has received the following distinction: Fellowship on Health Policy Management Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr. Reddy (or staff) speaks Telugu, Spanish, and Tamil. He is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY). He 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: ?
    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. Nitsana Alpha Spigland, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nitsana Spigland is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and pediatric thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and Bayside, NY. Patient ratings for Dr. Spigland average 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Spigland include cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst. Before performing her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Spigland attended New York Medical College for medical school. 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 Hebrew, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Spigland 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, Hirschsprung Disease, Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Mickael Kalfa, PhD, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
177 Fort Washington Avenue 7gn-435; Milstein Hospital Building
New York, NY
 

Dr. David Kalfa's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Kalfa include heart surgery. His professional affiliations include ColumbiaDoctors, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, and Child Health Plus. He is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Montpellier Faculty of Medicine and the University of the Mediterranean Aix-Marseille II Faculty of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kalfa include: Nomination to the best Poster, Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium, Milwaukee, USA; Nomination to the best Poster, Congenital Session, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, STS; and Meeting, San Diego, USA. Dr. Kalfa (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart Surgery

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

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov works as a cardiac surgeon and chest surgeon in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Gulkarov attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). He honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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

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. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophageal surgery, and thoracic outlet syndrome. Dr. Lee honors Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. He 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. Dr. Crawford's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Crawford trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. 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 Health Care System and NYU Langone.

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

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 (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. His clinical interests encompass lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Bilfinger attended medical school at the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Bilfinger highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
150 East 77th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Fouad Lajam, who practices in Flushing, NY and New York, NY, is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Lajam attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Elmhurst Hospital Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, and The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Problems, Myasthenia Gravis, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Thoracotomy, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal ... (Read more)

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