Dr. Mark Ginsburg, MD

Dr. Mark Ginsburg, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Mark Ginsburg, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, pediatric surgery, and more.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
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ginsburg performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Ginsburg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ginsburg "Dr. Mark E. Ginsburg, Associate Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and surgical director of the Diaphragm Program and the Lung Volume Reduction program. He has lectured and published extensively on this subject, and recently addressed the 95th AATS Annual Meeting in 2015, presenting ten-year data on lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). The results, based primarily on surgical experience in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, show durable benefits that should promote wider adoption of LVRS in patients with severe emphysema. Dr. Ginsburg is also renown for his surgical work in patients with disorders of the Diaphragm, and is one of few surgeons in the country to perform pacing of the diaphragm. He currently holds the following hospital appointments; Surgical Director, Jo-Ann LeBuhn Center for Lung Diseases, and Associate Director of General Thoracic Surgery at NYP/CUMC. Dr. Ginsburg currently site on the department of surgery QA committee and is a member of numerous professional societies including, the American College of Surgeons, New York State Medical Society, New York Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Dr. Ginsburg received his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1980, completed his General Surgery residency in 1985 and Thoracic and Cardiovascular Residency in 1987 both at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Ginsburg has been an invited speaker and principal and co- investigator of numerous clinical trials, author of numerous publications in renown 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, including co-author of the book, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery published by Humana Press."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ginsburg "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. "

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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56  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.

Education

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ginsburg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ginsburg's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ginsburg to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Ginsburg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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