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. Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Tak is professionally affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak attended medical school at Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Tak completed residency programs at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. 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
  • 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.
    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. Nasser Khaled Altorki, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; # M-404
New York, NY
 

Dr. Nasser Altorki is a New York, NY physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Altorki's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Altorki include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP). After attending Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 foreign 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. Dong-Seok Daniel Lee, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
135-16 Roosevelt Avenue; 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Dong-Seok Lee sees patients in Bronx, NY, Flushing, NY, and New York, NY. His medical specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO. Dr. Lee has an open panel. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Lee (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish.

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

Dr. Brendon Stiles, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and lung cancer. Dr. Stiles's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. 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. Awards and/or distinctions he has received 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) is conversant in 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)

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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's medical specialty is cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Port is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Langone Medical Center's residency program. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and achalasia. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Port's professional affiliations include 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. 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's specialties are adult critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, and adult pulmonology. He practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Before completing his residency at Lahey Clinic, Dr. Shostak attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, lung cancer, and ablation. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. 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. Dr. Shostak speaks Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

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

Dr. Fouad Lajam is a thoracic surgeon. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, thoracic outlet syndrome, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Lajam attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Lajam (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Sebron Harrison works as a heart surgeon and thoracic surgeon. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Harrison attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Harrison's areas of expertise consist of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), esophageal cancer surgery, and lung cancer. He takes Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic 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 in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Nguyen include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally 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 is a specialist in vascular surgery. He works in New York, NY. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among Dr. Schneider's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, thoracic outlet syndrome, and iliac artery aneurysm. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Schneider's distinctions 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) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic.

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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 works as a radiation oncologist in Flushing, NY. He has a special interest in lung cancer, breast cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. Dr. Li honors Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He has received the following distinctions: } // ]]> //]]>; 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 languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. Thomas Kwong Chen King, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
520 E 70th Street; # Starr-505
New York, NY
 

Dr. Thomas King practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. King graduated from The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. His medical residency was performed at International. Areas of expertise for Dr. King include lung cancer, intensive care, and pneumonia. Dr. King is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; Wu Chung Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong; and William Harris Visiting Professor, University of Taiwan. Dr. King (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. King is professionally 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. 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 sees patients in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. His medical specialties are surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. Dr. Merianos is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Merianos accepts Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His distinctions include: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , pectus excavatum

All Interests: Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (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 specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Belenkov include bladder cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and lung cancer. Dr. Belenkov is in-network for Coresource, Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Before completing his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, Dr. Belenkov attended medical school at Azerbaijan Medical University. He has received the distinction of Best Doctors For Cancer in USA Castle Connolly Best Doctors NY Magazine/Castle Connolly. Dr. Belenkov is conversant in Russian. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Belenkov's practice is open to new patients.

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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. 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 specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Arena speaks Polish. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, rectal cancer, and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Arena attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Dattatretydu Nori works as a gynecologic oncologist, radiation oncologist, and urologist. Dr. Nori's areas of expertise include brachytherapy (seed implants), breast cancer, and thoracic cancer. He accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Osmania University and Kurnool Medical College. Dr. Nori has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Nori (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include 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)

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