Dr. Derek Brinster, MD

Dr. Derek Brinster, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 48
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Dr. Derek Brinster, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and more.

130 E 77th St

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

(212) 434-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • 2 More

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Brinster's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brinster treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Brinster treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brinster treats Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Brinster treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brinster treats Aortic Dissection more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Brinster treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Brinster's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am devoted to improving patient outcomes in cardiac surgery. My areas of expertise include minimally invasive cardiac surgery. These procedures include open aortic surgery, endovascular aortic surgery, and minimally invasive valve repair/reconstruction. The overall goal is to improve the patient's health through all methods without sacrificing quality care.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2006
Arizona Heart Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Brigham And Women'S Hospital Harvard Med School
Residency Hospital
2006
Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship
Residency Hospital
2003
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
2003
General Surgery
Internship Hospital
1997
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Internship Hospital
1996
Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Medical School
1992
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
2006
2006
2006
2006
2003
2003
1997
1996
1992

Awards

Dr. Brinster's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brinster

4.3

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
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4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)

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It has been almost 4years since my open heart. Recovery was ruff but he made sure I was treated as if I was one of his family member. Educationally and professionalism 5stars. If I needed to do this all over again I definitely without blinking twice will pick him. His team is fantastic, they all...Read More
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Dr. is very quick to recommend surgery. Definitely get a second or third opinion. Seems nice and confident, office and facility is run very well. When your scared and are facing open heart surgery he makes you feel confident in his abilities . He cares more about padding his success numbers than he...Read More
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He's the best cardiologist I've found in all of NYC. Wicked smart, experienced, down to earth, not an alarmist, factual, great bedside manner as they say. His support team is also excellent and professional and extremely knowledgeable. Pat Mastandrea
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I only met with him for a consultation, he was very personable and professional. He explained everything with visual aid. I felt very comfortable with him going to perform my surgery, I need a double heart operation.
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Excellent, outstanding!!!!!
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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