We found 48 providers with an interest in thoracic problems and who accept Healthfirst near Rego Park, NY.

Dr. Vinay Manohar Tak, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
45th Ave@ Parson Boulevard
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Vinay Tak works as a general surgeon and cardiothoracic surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tak accepts. He attended Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. Dr. Tak (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, pectus excavatum

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Pectus Excavatum, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Disease, ... (Read more)

Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
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    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.
    97.2%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.2 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 180 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Dong-Seok Daniel Lee, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
135-16 Roosevelt Avenue; 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee's specialty is thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. Dr. Lee takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor

All Interests: Achalasia, Sarcoma, Upper Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Lung ... (Read more)

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Dr. Nasser Khaled Altorki, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; # M-404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nasser Altorki is a cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Altorki is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Altorki include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP). After completing medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Altorki performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Altorki (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Heartburn, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Surgical Procedures, Minimally ... (Read more)

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Dr. Brendon Matthew Stiles, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Brendon Stiles is a cardiac surgeon and chest surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Stiles include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. After completing medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He has received professional recognition including the following: Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Compliance Leader, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Stiles (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and German. Dr. Stiles is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: VATS Lung Surgery, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Excision, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jeffrey L Port, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; # M404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Port is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Port include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Port accepts. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Port trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Port is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Heartburn, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Fouad Elias Elias Lajam, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
14004 58th Road
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Fouad Lajam is a chest surgeon in Flushing, NY and New York, NY. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Lajam accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Lajam welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, mediastinal tumor

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

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Dr. Sebron W Harrison, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; M-404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sebron Harrison practices cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Harrison completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has indicated that his clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Harrison's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Heart ... (Read more)

Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Nguyen is a heart surgeon in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Nguyen accepts Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He speaks Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

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Relevant Interests: , mesothelioma, mediastinal tumor, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen ... (Read more)

Dr. Darren Brent Schneider, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
525 E 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Darren Schneider's specialty is vascular surgery. Dr. Schneider (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, thoracic outlet syndrome, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Schneider is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Schneider's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schneider is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Schneider include: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Renal Vascular Disease, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Stenosis, Vascular ... (Read more)

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Dr. Baoqing Li, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
56-46 Main Street; Lower Lvl
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Baoqing Li is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Li's areas of expertise consist of lung cancer, breast cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. He honors Coresource, Amerigroup, United Healthcare Compass, and more. 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. Li has received the following distinctions: } // ]]> //]]>; Name of award Date awarded; and ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award from American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In addition to English, Dr. Li (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Dattatreyudu Dattatreyudu Dattatreyudu Nori, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Dattatretydu Nori is a gynecologic oncology, radiation oncology, and urologic oncology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Nori include brachytherapy (seed implants), breast cancer, and thoracic cancer. Dr. Nori is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Osmania University and Kurnool Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Nori include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Nori (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic cancer

All Interests: Brachytherapy, Urologic Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Sarcoma, Radiation Therapy, Cancer, Breast Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elliot Michael Belenkov, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
178 E 85 Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Elliot Belenkov is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Belenkov's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and lung cancer. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He graduated from Azerbaijan Medical University and then he performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. Dr. Belenkov has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors For Cancer in USA Castle Connolly Best Doctors NY Magazine/Castle Connolly. He speaks Russian. He is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and NYU Langone Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Stomach Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Blood ... (Read more)

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Dr. Demetri J Merianos, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
520 East 70th Street L 718
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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Relevant Interests: , pectus excavatum

All Interests: Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francis P Arena, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
157-02 Cross Bay Boulevard; Suite 204
Howard Beach, NY
 

Dr. Francis Arena's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Arena's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, rectal cancer, and lung cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Arena's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Arena completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Arena speaks Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Soft Tissue Problems, Lung ... (Read more)

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Dr. Thomas Kwong Chen King, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
520 E 70th Street; # Starr-505
New York, NY
 

Dr. Thomas King's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He obtained his medical school training at The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and performed his residency at International. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, intensive care, and pneumonia. Dr. King takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors; Wu Chung Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong; and William Harris Visiting Professor, University of Taiwan. Dr. King (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. King is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Sharif Hamed Ellozy, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
525 East 68th Street; Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sharif Ellozy's specialty is vascular surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, iliac artery aneurysm, and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Ellozy is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Ellozy is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has received distinctions including New York Super Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and One of America's Top Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Ellozy (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome

All Interests: Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

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