We found 47 providers with an interest in thoracic problems and who accept Healthfirst near Rego Park, NY.

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

Dr. Vinay Tak is a general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Tak attended medical school at Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. Dr. Tak (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. Dr. Tak is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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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)

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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 surgery and thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Stiles takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Stiles include: 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 languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and German.

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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)

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

Dr. Nasser Altorki specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Altorki (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Altorki include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. Dr. Altorki is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Altorki attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center for residency. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Altorki honors. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Altorki has received include New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Surgical Procedures, Hyperhidrosis, Esophageal Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
135-16 Roosevelt Avenue; 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Korean and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), achalasia, and diagnostic bronchoscopy. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Lee honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to 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)

Dr. Eugene Shostak, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Adult Pulmonology
525 East 68th Street, M-404; Cardiothoracic Surgery - Upper East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Eugene Shostak is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, and adult pulmonology. He speaks Russian. Dr. Shostak's areas of expertise include lung biopsy, cryotherapy, and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and a graduate of Lahey Clinic's residency program. Dr. Shostak is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Shostak include: Resident Travel Award. American Thoracic Society International Conference. San Diego, CA; Best Resident Teacher Award. Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Burlington, MA; and Scholarship for Academic Excellence. New York University.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Tumor, Bronchoscopy with Biopsy, Lung Biopsy, Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Ablation, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jeffrey Port's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. These areas are among Dr. Port's clinical interests: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Port has received include One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma

All Interests: Achalasia, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
14004 58th Road
Flushing, 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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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, mediastinal tumor

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

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

Dr. Sebron Harrison specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Harrison include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem. After attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. His 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 cardiac surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen takes. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese.

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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 practices vascular surgery in New York, NY. Dr. Schneider's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, thoracic outlet syndrome, and iliac artery aneurysm. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Schneider completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). 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. Dr. Schneider (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome

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

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 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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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 specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He speaks Polish. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, rectal cancer, and lung cancer. Dr. Arena is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital - Main Facility, and NYU Langone. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Arena trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Arena is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Arena welcomes new patients.

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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)

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. Patients rated Dr. Belenkov highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belenkov accepts. He is open to new patients. Dr. Belenkov graduated from Azerbaijan Medical University and then he performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. He has received the following distinction: Best Doctors For Cancer in USA Castle Connolly Best Doctors NY Magazine/Castle Connolly. Dr. Belenkov speaks Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

Dr. Triantafillos John Fillos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
93-19 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY
 

Dr. Triantafillos Fillos is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fillos include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Fillos (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and Greek. Dr. Fillos is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, St. Francis Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Bone Problems, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Lung ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Baoqing Li is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Li's clinical interests include lung cancer, breast cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Li honors. His education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include } // ]]> //]]>; Name of award Date awarded; and ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award from American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Li (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. Dr. Li 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. Paul Bruce Bader, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
97 - 85 Queens Boulevard Suite; 3rd Floor, Area A
Rego Park, NY
 

Dr. Paul Bader's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bader include platelet disorders, rectal cancer, and lung cancer. Dr. Bader accepts Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Harlem Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Bader (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hebrew, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bleeding, Bone Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Esophagus Problems, Rectal Cancer, ... (Read more)

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