We found 10 providers with an interest in thoracic problems and who accept Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield near Smithtown, NY.

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Dr. Vinay Manohar Tak, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
100 Nichols Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Vinay Tak practices general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery in Stony Brook, NY, Brooklyn, NY, and New York, NY. Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Tak include thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Tak's professional affiliations include Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Tak graduated from Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College. His medical residency was performed at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, pectus excavatum, thoracic (chest) problems

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Pectus Excavatum, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, ... (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. Thomas Victor Bilfinger, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
3 Edmund D. Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Thomas Bilfinger specializes in thoracic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). Dr. Bilfinger is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bilfinger graduated from the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In addition to English, Dr. Bilfinger (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, thoracic (chest) problems

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, Heart Valve Disease, Esophagus Problems, ... (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.
    95.6%
    (Similar to state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 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 145 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Allison Joan McLarty, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
University Hospital; L5
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Allison McLarty is a chest surgeon in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. McLarty has indicated that her clinical interests include lung cancer, heart valve disease, and heart bypass surgery (CABG). She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more. She attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Dr. McLarty (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Greek. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northport VA Medical Center and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, thoracic (chest) problems

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, Heart Valve Disease, Esophagus Problems, ... (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.
    92.1%
    (Worse than state average)
  • Case Severity: 1.1 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 144 patients (2009-2011)
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Dr. Edward Scott Valentine, MBA, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Stony Brook Univ. Medical Center; Level 2
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Edward Valentine is a radiation oncology specialist in Stony Brook, NY. His clinical interests include rectal cancer, lung cancer, and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). Dr. Valentine accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has received the following distinction: "Best Practice" with regard to Consult Notes - JCAHO Inspection - Southside Hospital - Bay Shore, NY. Dr. Valentine (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Breast Issues, Brain Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Skin Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Radiation ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
235 N Belle Mead Road
E Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Stanley Ostrow's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Ostrow's areas of expertise include cancer surgery, lung cancer, and colon cancer. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Fidelis, and more. Before performing his residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Ostrow attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Ostrow is professionally affiliated with John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson, Peconic Bay Medical Center, and St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY).

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Cancer Prevention, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
222 East Main Street; Suite 200
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Brian Margolis works as a pulmonologist in Smithtown, NY, Great Neck, NY, and Mineola, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, sleep apnea, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Margolis is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Margolis honors MultiPlan, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School and then he performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Problems, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Mechanical ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
48 Route 25a
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. William Lipera's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in East Setauket, NY, Patchogue, NY, and Smithtown, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Fidelis are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lipera accepts. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and a graduate of Long Island Jewish Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Lipera is affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2500 Nesconset Highway; Building 26b
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Patricia Burns is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Patricia Burns works in East Setauket, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Burns include leukemia, lung cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Burns is an in-network provider for Vytra, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing Dr. Burns's residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Burns attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Burns's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
48 Rte. 25a; Suite 209
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Regina Jablonski works as an adult hematologist and oncologist in East Setauket, NY, Patchogue, NY, and Smithtown, NY. Her areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, lung cancer, and colon cancer. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Fidelis. Dr. Jablonski's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Her professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2500 Nesconset Highway; Suite 90 Building 26
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Steven Montana is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. His areas of expertise include the following: leukemia, lung cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Montana takes Prudential (PruCare), Vytra, and MagnaCare, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include St. Catherine of Siena Hospital and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

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