Dr. Andrew Nguyen, MD

Dr. Andrew Nguyen, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrew Nguyen, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens

5645 Main St

Flushing, NY 11355
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nguyen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 11% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 11% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 8% of peers

Dr. Nguyen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Andrew Nguygen is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon practicing at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens hospital located in Flushing, NY. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine, completed his residency in General Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, a residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery and fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Nguyen has a special interest in the treatment of esophageal and lung cancer, as well as benign esophageal diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia, esophageal diverticula, and hiatal hernia. Dr. Nguyen is an Assistant Attending Surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "I am committed to providing the highest level of care in the comprehensive assessment and complex management of our patients with benign and malignant thoracic disease using innovative, minimally invasive surgical techniques.  It is a privilege to work with a dedicated team of expert physicians who take on a multidisciplinary and patient-centered approach in providing the most optimal care with excellent outcomes.  I prioritize my patients' best interests and overall well-being and feel honored to support my patients and their families through every step of their journey."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

6  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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