Dr. John Puskas, MD

Dr. John Puskas, MD

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Dr. John Puskas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1190 5th Ave # Gp

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

(212) 241-9967

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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. Puskas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puskas treats Vascular Disease more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Puskas treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puskas treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Puskas treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puskas treats Pulmonary Disease more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Puskas treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Puskas' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Restorative Surgery
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
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
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Puskas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Toronto General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Gifted , talented surgeon. I am 79 yo and just had triple by pass surgery 5 weeks ago. Doing very well today. Everyday better. Wonderful man
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In March of 2015 Dr. Puskas performed a quintuple bypass on me. Saved my life. He has my most profound gratitude. Ronald Antretter Glendale NY
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An amazing Doctor and a caring , approachable man. Saved my 80 year old husbands life. One operation, 1valve replaced, 2 valves repaired, bypass..., pacemaker 7 hours in surgery. My husband is healthy and vital today! Thank you!
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At age 77 I had extensive heart surgery performed by Dr. Puskas at Mt Sinai-Beth Israel in October 2015. Aortic valve replacement, triple bypass, and ascending aorta graft. I found him to be caring and informative, but most important two cardiologists since then have told me at the time of annual...Read More
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I was reading an article about the On-X heart valve on a Sunday morning. It listed Dr. Puskas as the leader of a study at Emory, here in Atlanta. Found his info on the Emory website, sent him an e-mail, and GOT A RESPONSE IN 20 MINUTES--ON A SUNDAY MORNING!! Thus began my relationship with not...Read More
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