We found 4 cardiac surgeons who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Flushing, NY.
Dr. Samuel Lang sees patients in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Lang's education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His areas of expertise include the following: aortic aneurysm, heart valve surgery, and beating heart (off-pump) coronary bypass surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Dr. Lang has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lang (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve Repair, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Heart Valve ... (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.99.1%(Similar to state average)
- Case Severity: 0.6 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 399 patients (2009-2011)
Dr. Charles Mack is a specialist in cardiac surgery. He works in New York, NY and Flushing, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Mack speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and heart valve surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medicine. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Mack's medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. His distinctions include: Distinguished Housestaff Award, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Merle Wood Scholar of the Andrew G. Morrow Society of Cardiovascular; and Surgeons Research Award.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve ... (Read more)
Dr. Andrew Nguyen is a cardiac surgery specialist. He is conversant in Vietnamese. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive esophageal surgery, achalasia, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Nguyen trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Clinical interests: Achalasia, Lung Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Nissen ... (Read more)
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Avgerinos is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Avgerinos speaks Greek.
Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, Mitral ... (Read more)