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

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

Dr. Valerie Rusch is an oncology (cancer care) and thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Rusch include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and malignant pleural mesothelioma. Dr. Rusch is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. She is accepting new patients. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. Rusch attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Rusch has received professional recognition including the following: 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, 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 practices cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and thoracic surgery. His clinical interests encompass heart surgery and congenital heart disease. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Chai attended Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Chai has received professional recognition including the following: 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. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors, St. Joseph's Health System, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chai's office for an appointment.

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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 New York, NY physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and pediatric thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise consist of cancer surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and neonatal surgery. Dr. Spigland has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and more. Dr. Spigland graduated from New York Medical College and then she performed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. 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. 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. 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. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Steigman is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Steigman trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Steigman 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 Hebrew and Spanish.

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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
525 E 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. Dr. Merianos (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek. Areas of expertise for Dr. Merianos include gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Merianos honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Dr. Bhora attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Secure Horizons, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Bhora (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He has an open panel.

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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 medical specialist in thoracic surgery. He studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Pass completed residency programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Clinical interests for Dr. Pass include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pass has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. He speaks 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's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. In Dr. Reddy's practice, he is particularly interested in heart bypass surgery (CABG), pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension. He is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Reddy attended medical school at Madras Medical College. His residency was performed at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. 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 foreign 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. Benjamin Enoch Lee, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Lee is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. These areas are among Dr. Lee's clinical interests: esophageal cancer, minimally invasive esophageal surgery, and thoracic outlet syndrome. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. Dr. Lee (or staff) is conversant in 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. Michael D Zervos, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Bellevue Hospital; 27th Street & 1st Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Zervos' area of specialization is thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, achalasia, and myasthenia gravis. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Crete Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Zervos completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. 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. Dr. Chin's hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital and WESTMED Medical Group. She is in-network for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. She trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. Dr. Chin (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese.

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

Dr. Bernard Crawford is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Crawford performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Crawford include esophageal cancer, cancer surgery, and non-small cell lung cancer. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Crawford is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic 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. Jessica Scott Donington, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
423 East 23rd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jessica Donington is a New York, NY physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. Dr. Donington's clinical interests include lung biopsy, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive surgery. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Donington attended Rush Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Donington (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Her professional 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 is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: mitral valve prolapse, lung surgery, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Gulkarov is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He 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. In addition to English, Dr. Gulkarov (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Gulkarov is professionally 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 is a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Anastasi honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Wake Forest University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Allegheny General Hospital and Bellevue Hospital Center. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Lenox Hill Hospital, and Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Anastasi's practice 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 practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery in New York, NY and Valhalla, NY. His clinical interests include aortic valve replacement, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Zias studied medicine at New York Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Zias trained at Westchester Medical Center. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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: ?
    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.
    96.4%
    (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 395 patients (2009-2011)
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