Dr. Bakir Altai, MD

Dr. Bakir Altai, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Bakir Altai, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

1865 Amsterdam Ave # B

New York, NY 10031

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 94% of peers
Varicose Vein Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Varicose Veins
more than 86% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Altai does not have any board certifications listed.

31  Conditions Treated

35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/25/2013)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Bakir Mohammed Altai; License # MD048817L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician had disciplinary action taken by the licensing authority of another state. ACTION TAKEN: The physician permanently and voluntarily surrendered his license to the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine.
    State: Pennsylvania
1 Board Action
  • Disciplinary action in another state (12/21/2015)
    Action Taken: Modification Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York


  • University Of Baghdad / College Of Medcine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mercy Side Hospital, Liverpool Uk
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Chester Royal Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Royal Gwent Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Edinborough Royal Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Hackensack Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • London Chest Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Newark Beth Israel Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altai's Reviews

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1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Altai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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