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Dr. Nicholas Yerkes, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Yerkes

Dr. Nicholas Yerkes, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(315) 448-5564

Dr. Yerkes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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. Yerkes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerkes treats Esophageal Diseases more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Yerkes treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerkes treats Pulmonary Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Yerkes treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerkes treats Esophageal Cancer more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Yerkes treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Yerkes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Yerkes, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Yerkes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yerkes

3.7

Based on 3 reviews

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The initial appointment with the physician was good the problem arose with the staff/ scheduler that was suppose to set up my X-ray (MRI to see how much muscle damage I have) then I was suppose to immediately have an appointment (on same day) with physician to schedule my surgery. The staff was...Read More
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