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We found 6 cardiothoracic surgeons who accept Child Health Plus near Rochester, NY.

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Dr. Peter A Knight, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Peter Knight's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Knight (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Dr. Knight attended medical school at New York Medical College. He honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Knight has received include Reengineering Cardiac Surgery Institute of Industrial Engineers; HCIA Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals Award; and RIT/USA Today Quality Cup Award for Health Care. He is accepting new patients.

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Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    95.9%
    (Worse than state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.8 times the average?
  • Based on 1000 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Christian Georges Peyre, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Christian Peyre, who practices in Rochester, NY, is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Peyre (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester and The Unity Hospital of Rochester. Dr. Peyre is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cardiothoracic Surgeon Scholar Award: Brigham and Women's Hospital: Harvard Medical School; Alpha Omega Alpha: Keck School of Medicine: University of Southern California; and Graduation with Distinction in General Scholarship: University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Peyre is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1415 Portland Avenue; Suite 240
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Cane works as a cardiothoracic surgeon in Astoria, NY, Si, NY, and Rochester, NY. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC), and Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Cane studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Cane honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. George Michael Alfieris, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. George Alfieris' specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He honors Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Alfieris studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Sign Language. His professional affiliations include Upstate University Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He is open to new patients.

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Procedure Information for CABG and/or Valve Surgery
  • Patient survival rate: ?
    100%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 0.5 times the average?
  • Based on 1 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Paez Francisco Francisco Javier Gensini, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. P. Gensini works as a cardiac surgeon and chest surgeon in Rochester, NY. Dr. Gensini takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Valle. Dr. Gensini (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Sign Language, and Korean. He is professionally affiliated with Upstate University Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Dr. Gensini's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Godfred Kwame-Nyamekech Yankey, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1415 Portland Avenue; Suite 240
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Godfred Yankey's specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Yankey is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Yankey speaks Spanish.

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What is Cardiothoracic Surgery?

Cardiothoracic surgery is the medical specialty that provides surgical care for the chest. Most often this means heart or lung surgery, but it can also include surgery on the esophagus, breastbone, or chest wall. Some cardiothoracic surgeons may specialize in the surgical treatment of children, or focus on a specific organ or surgical procedure.

Some of the diseases and procedures that a cardiothoracic surgeon might handle include:
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • GERD, or severe acid reflux
  • Heart or lung transplants

Cardiothoracic surgeons may use various types of imaging, such as an electrocardiogram or CT scan, to diagnose problems and plan the operation. They may also offer minimally invasive surgery or robotic surgery, if appropriate, to lower the risk of scarring and infection.

Cardiothoracic surgery is an older medical specialty, but it is still one of the most amazing. Often patients who need a cardiothoracic surgeon are extremely sick, suffering from an illness that will kill them without intervention. With surgery, however, they often make a complete recovery.