Dr. Robert Korst, MD

Dr. Robert Korst, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Korst, MD is a general surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

1 Valley Health Plz Ste B-201

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

(201) 634-5416

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Korst's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Korst treats Lung Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Korst treats this condition more than 99% 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
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Korst performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Korst performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Korst performs Lung Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Korst performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Korst's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
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)
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
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 Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Korst, MD is a general surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Conn
    Residency Hospital
  • 1998
    Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center Ny Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1990
    Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Korst's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Korst

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)

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Dr. Korst's Performance
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I highly recommend Dr. Korst. Respectfully, he was an angel in my life, I had my hyperhydrosis surgery for sweaty hands a year ago, and it was the best decision and the best thing I've ever done in my life. Fortunately, I'm not suffering anymore, my life has changed completely as emotionally as...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

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