Dr. Matthew Bacchetta, MD

Dr. Matthew Bacchetta, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Matthew Bacchetta, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 3

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

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

Tracheal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Bacchetta'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.

Care Philosophy

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4  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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57  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.


  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bacchetta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Bacchetta is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Bacchetta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bacchetta to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bacchetta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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