Dr. Mitchell Chorost, MD

Dr. Mitchell Chorost, MD

Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mitchell Chorost, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Fresh Meadows, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

16303 Horace Harding Expy Fl 1

Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

Contact Information

(718) 454-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Diseases
more than 73% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 70% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chorost "As the Director of Surgical Oncology, I am responsible for organizing interdisciplinary cancer care. This includes establishing the criteria of surgical quality control, educating staff in the standards of surgical cancer care (including indications for procedures), as well as the development of a cancer research program. Educational conferences are held weekly and include a general as well as a GI specific Tumor Board. Research and educational studies are performed."


  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy

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.


  • SUNY Binghamton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Mitchell I. Chorost, M.D., FACS has joined the staff at New York Hospital Queens as the Director of Surgical Oncology and the Associate Director of the Cancer Center,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chorost's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chorost to family and friends
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
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Dr. Chorost's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Glen Head, NY
Dr. Chorost saved my life...Twice. I have nothing but full gratitude and the utmost respect for him. He treats his patients like family. I knew I was in excellent hands even before knowing that he would come to check in every morning that I was hospitalized.
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Dr. Chorost is the best doctor my wife had. He really knows his stuff operated on my wife and saved her life she has been cancer free since. Thank you so much. Highly recommended.
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in Shirley, NY
He saved my life. Got rid of my pancreatic cancer tumor . Did an 8 hr Whipple operation. Answered every question I ever had. Knows his stuff!!!!! Would highly recommend
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