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Dr. Raja Flores, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Flores

Internal Medicine Associates

1470 Madison Ave New York, NY 10029

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Dr. Raja Flores, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Should anyone be in desperate need for any kind of thoracic surgery, I could and would only recommend Dr. Raja M Flores. Not only is he an excellent surgeon, he has a wonderful and caring bedside manner. He makes you feel cared for not just being "a patient".
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My mother (82 years old) had surgery (April 2018) with Dr. Flores. He is intelligent, kind, compassionate, humble and a wonderful surgeon. Dr. Flores gives the best possible care for his patients and has excellent bedside manners. My mom loves Dr. Flores and we are very thankful that he was her surgeon. Many blessings Dr. Flores, you are the best!
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Dr. Flores has the full package. He is a wonderful surgeon, a great human being,has teriffic people skills and wonderful bedside manners. I shared these exact words with him and the intelligent humble and kind doctor he is started to complement all his other colleagues and that to me defines the great Dr. he is. Today is Christmas, 2016 and I will pray to my savior to keep Dr. Flores healthy for many years ahead so he can continue to help people all around the world. Now I worship two saviors!
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He saved my life 8 years ago and i am cancer free
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Warm, compassionate and he made me feel that my disease could be cured. I had a long surgery and with the grace of god and the hands of Dr. Flores, I hope to continue to be disease free. The staff and hospital are precise and everything appears to be fine tuned. I thank God for my referral to this wonderful physician!
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This wonderful man saved my wife's life with his masterful surgical skills...the best
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Dr. Flores is kind and compassionate while giving the best possible care to his patients. I have stage 4 lung cancer and because of Dr. Flores I have been cancer free since 2009. I would recommend Dr. Flores to anyone fighting this courageous battle. From the bottom of my heart, Thank You Dr. Flores.
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Biography

Dr. Raja Flores, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital
Residency Hospital
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School

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(212) 241-9466

Dr. Flores accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare 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. Flores' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores treats Lung Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Flores treats this condition more than 100% 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
Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores treats Esophageal Cancer more than 97% of his peers

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

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores treats Pulmonary Disease more than 97% of his peers

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

Dr. Flores' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy