Dr. Robert Kalimi, MD

Dr. Robert Kalimi, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Robert Kalimi, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Manhasset, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

300 Community Dr

Manhasset, NY 11030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 90% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 77% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalimi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalimi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalimi to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kalimi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My surgery was done in April 2012. I had triple bypass, mitral valve repair, and ASD (atrial septic defect). Dr Kalimi was my surgeon. I am enjoying the highest quality of an active life for a 65 year old person. I credit my excellent health to my devotion to a healthy diet, plenty of exercise, and...more
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I would like to know if it is common practice to trach a patient only a couple hours after surgery, without even attempting to intebate them? Doesn't seem like a very educated medical decision, if you ask me. You told us to trust you, too bad we did. Now my father is laying in the hospital for...more
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Dr. Kalimi has done major heart surgery on both my dad(12/2013) and more recently, my stepdad (12/2016). Neither one would be here today had it not been for his skill, team, knowledge and care for his patients. My dad had a double bypass with an elevated risk of blood clots. My stepdad had a very...more
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Dr. Kalimi is an outstanding surgeon in every sense, from demeanor to surgical skill. He and his team are all "A-Team", and the care I was given at the Southside Hospital CCU, prior to and post surgery was superb.
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Dr Kalimi ----- A wonderful Doctor. Saved my Life.I would Recommend anyone to use this Dr. The Best... Mrs Judith Parkin??
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