Dr. Frank D'Ovidio, MD

Dr. Frank D'Ovidio, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Frank D'Ovidio, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and pediatric surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 3

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. D'Ovidio performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
more than 83% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
more than 81% of peers

Dr. D'Ovidio'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. D'Ovidio's bio

This content was provided by Dr. D'Ovidio "Dr. Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and surgical director of the Lung Transplant and Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Programs. Dr. D'Ovidio has lectured and published extensively on the subject of lung transplantation and ex-vivo perfusion. Dr. D'Ovidio is renown for his surgical work in patients with lung cancer and other thoracic disorders including, esophageal disorders, robotic thoracic surgery and thoracic outlet syndrome. He received his MD from the University of Bologna, Italy, completed his surgical residency at St. Orsola University Hospital, Italy and completed his Fellowship at the University of Toronto Hospitals, Canada. Dr. D'Ovidio has been an invited speaker and principal and co- investigator of numerous clinical trials, author of numerous publications in reknown journals such as the Journal of The American College of Cardiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant, among many others. Dr. D'Ovidio is a member of numerous prestigious societies and councils including the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation, Scientific Committee for Thoracic Surgery, the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and an Honorary Member, of Societas Medica Chirurgica Bononiensis, among others."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. D'Ovidio "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. D'Ovidio does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Herniation - Congenital Defect of Sternum
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Tumor
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Organ Failure
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Tumors
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas

41  Procedures

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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.


  • University of Bologna / Faculty of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Bologna / Faculty of Medicine And Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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