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Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65


Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Altorki accepts the following insurance:

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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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:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Altorki's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altorki

4.6

Based on 62 reviews

5 Stars
88.70967741935483%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.67741935483871%
(6)

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The very best Thoracic Surgeon period!!!!! Sweet guy and a great sense of humor
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Dr Altorki is one of the very best thoracic surgeons in the world ... if you are in trouble, this is the man to see. I was particularly impressed by how determined he was to see me come out of this alive and with a smile.
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Professional and caring, Dr. Altorki was the perfect person to perform my procedure.
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Absolutely top-notch experience from surgery to follow up 100% satisfaction! Thank you Dr. Altorki!
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Weill Cornell Medicine's Cardiothoracic Surgery

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