Dr. Iosif Gulkarov, MD

Dr. Iosif Gulkarov, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Iosif Gulkarov, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from New York University in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

501 Seaview Ave Ste 202

Staten Island, NY 10305

Contact Information

(212) 226-6210

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Pericardial Disease
more than 85% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 73% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Gulkarov's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gulkarov "Dr. Iosif Gulkarov is an Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital. Raised in Uzbekistan, Dr. Gulkarov emigrated to New York City with his family during his adolescence. He is a summa cum laude graduate of NYU with a BA degree in biology in addition to honors in Physiology and Neuroscience. Dr. Gulkarovcompleted his general surgery training and a cardiothoracic research fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center. During this time, he received multiple awards including NYU CAS Honors Scholar, Wortis Biological Prize, and Resident Research Award. Subsequently, Dr. Gulkarov received his Cardiothoracic Surgery training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Gulkarov also belongs to numerous professional societies (ACC, ACS, ACCP, ISHLT, AAS, AMA etc.) and is the author and co-author of many peer-reviewed publications in addition to fellowship with the American College of Surgeons, American College of Cardiology and American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Gulkarov was also recently awarded a NY top doctor award by Castle Connoly. Dr. Gulkarov performs all types of adult cardiac surgery including aortic aneurysm repairs, aortic root replacement (Bentall procedure), thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR), aortic dissections, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), multiple arterial bypass grafting, valve repairs/replacements, transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR), and atrial fibrillation surgery (cryoMAZE and hybrid convergent procedure), and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Gulkarov is well known as a caring and compassionate surgeon with outstanding clinical results, reflected in New York State Department of Health Cardiac Surgery Reporting System (see reports for 2011-2013, 2012-2014 and 2012-2015 NY State reports on cardiac surgery: https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/diseases/cardiovascular/heart_disease/docs/2013-2015_adult_cardiac_surgery.pdf)"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gulkarov "To provide the highest quality of care to all our patients in a caring, friendly and supportive envirnment. Every patient is important. "

4  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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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.


  • NYU College of Arts and Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York University Medical Center Tisch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York Weill Cornell Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gulkarov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Iosif Gulkarov, MD
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What can I say about Dr. Gulkarov, he is an awesome awesome surgeon. He is thorough, focused and his patients well being is his number concern. He performed open heart surgery on my mother a few weeks ago and i can say he was amazing. She is recovering faster than i expected, Dr. Gulkarov assured...Read More
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My Mom had open heart surgery 4/27/17 , and going through that process was hard , but with the comfort of Dr. Gulkarov he made things alot easier, he answered all our questions and we had many , he explain everything to us , it was very comforting knowing that we can trust him to do a major...Read More
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