Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

525 E 68th St # M-404

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Altorki's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altorki treats Lung Cancer more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altorki performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Altorki performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altorki treats Esophageal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Altorki treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Altorki's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Chest Wall Mass
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hiatal Hernia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
LINX® Reflux Management System
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Tumor
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mesothelioma
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pleura Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

"What we hope to do is assemble a world class medical and research team that can provide our patients with first rate medical care and bring them the most advanced treatments."
 

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1987
    University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1977
    Cairo University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1970
    English School
    Undergraduate School
    1970

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Altorki's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altorki

4.5

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
84%
(42)
4 Stars
4%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12%
(6)

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Average Wait Time
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Excellent Doc with lots of knowledge and experience. We were very lucky to have chosen him. We bring our Dad from upper Westchester to see him.
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Thorough, professional, extremely skillful amazing surgeon.
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Dr. Altorki is attentive and communicative. He answers questions patiently and thoroughly. Both my wife and I were gratified by his compassionate care. His staff is also wonderful! Everyone in Dr. Altorki's practice works to make the surgical experience as good as possible. Our oncologist phoned...Read More
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I have already recommended Dr. Altorki to everyone I've met and/or known who wa/is able to benefit from his professionalism. Although there may be practitioners as qualified, able and compassionate as he, I doubt there is anyone better.
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Locations

Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

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(212) 235-1519

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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