Dr. Lev Khitin, MD

Dr. Lev Khitin, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Lev Khitin, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in cardiac surgery.

121 E 69th St

New York, NY 10021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Khitin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khitin treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Khitin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Varicose Vein Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khitin performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Khitin performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khitin treats Varicose Veins more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Khitin treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Khitin's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Imaging
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endovenous Laser Treatment
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Anomaly
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vein Diseases
Vein Laser Ablation
Vein Treatment
Venous Closure
Venous Compression
Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Reflux
Venous Thromboembolic Disease
Venous Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Founder and president of VEiN (Vascular and Endovascular Interventions of New York), Lev M. Khitin, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon, board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, Fellow of American College of Surgeons...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Med University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Lahey Clinic Massachusetts
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of California Stanford
    Internship Hospital
  • Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Surgical management of achalasia; J. Braveman, L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002,
  • Hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernia repair; L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002,
  • Surgery for reflux esophagitis; L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002,
  • Gastric Cancer: important factors for general surgeon; K. Barwick, L. Khitin, K. Kirkwood. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996, 6 (3): 495-514,
  • 4HEALTH Magazine,
  • Medical Office Magazine, multiple
  • [Photocolorimetric method for evaluation dynamics of blood filling in the frog web]; L. Khitin, L. Zelichenko, G. Poriadin. Pathologic Physiology and Experimental Therapy, 1994 Jul-Sep (3): 55-7,
  • [Effect of Mildronate on secretory activity of the rat mesentery mast cells]; G. Poriadin, L. Zelichenko, L. Khitin. Allergology and Immunology, 1992 Febr: 102-5,
  • Luminal trypsin may regulate enterocytes through proteinase-activated receptor-2; W. Kong, K. McConalogue, L. Khitin, M. Hollenberg, D. Payan, S. Bohm, N. Bunnett. Proceedings of Natural Academy of Sciences, USA, 1997 Aug, 94: 8884-9,
  • [Quantitative evaluation of mast cells degranulation]; G. Poriadin, L. Zelichenko, L. Khitin. Immunology, 1991 March: 59-61,

Dr. Khitin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Khitin

4.5

Based on 22 reviews

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Great staff and an amazing doctor. I had two procedures and couldn't ask for better results. I just wish I did this way earlier because I've had problems with my veins since I was 23. I feel amazing now!
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I went to do my leg veins , he told me it's a ONE TIME procedure after we get my insurance approval we had the date set I went and found his assistant telling me that we have to do the procedure in 4 times !! 2 times for the two legs front and 2 times for the legs back I was never told this info...Read More
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Truly professional staff and an amazing doctor! I had EVLT and my wife had a cosmetic treatment of her spider veins done. We both had great results!
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