Dr. William Kokotos, MD

Dr. William Kokotos, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. William Kokotos, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

1300 Franklin Ave Ste ML2

Garden City, NY 11530
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vytra Health Plans

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. Kokotos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokotos treats Pericardial Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kokotos treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokotos treats Venous Embolism and Thrombosis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kokotos treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kokotos treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kokotos treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Kokotos' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Breathing Disorders
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Interventional Procedures
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Frequent communication and direct physician, patient and family interaction is essential in order to assess expectations, explain the most appropriate treatment options and discuss expected outcomes.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

Nyu Medical Center University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
NYU Med Center
Residency Hospital
Nyu Medical Center University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School
New York University
Undergraduate School
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Innovations in Cardiac Surgery, July 1999
  • Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery, Feb, 1998

Dr. Kokotos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kokotos

4.3

Based on 24 reviews

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

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Dr Kokotos thoroughly explains the procedure, why it is needed and what to expect. He always answers my questions and I have always felt that he is extremely knowledgeable in many areas and is very reassuring. When I had a question on a Saturday he was immediately available. He is kind,...Read More
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Dr. Kokotos is a great surgeon who saved my dad's life and takes the time to follow up with you and explains things very well without talking down to you. He is genuinely caring and just wonderful in general. Highly recommended.
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He heard the call. Left the nest. Made the grades. Aced the tests. To all the "nos" he bravely “yessed.” Just doing his job. He travels north, south, east, and west. Punches clocks. Dons the vests. Shares a jab, a joke, a jest. Just doing his job, He reaches in your father’s chest. Holds his heart....Read More
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Professional, forthright, caring, and excellent surgeon !!
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Dr. Kokotos performed a quad cardiac bypass on me in January, 2010. He is a kind person and a top notch surgeon. I had no complications from my surgery and loved his bedside manner. It's been almost 8 years since my surgery and I feel great. I've done my part losing weight and exercising and...Read More
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Commercial HMO
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
Traditional Choice
Traditional Choice POS
Traditional Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue HMO
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Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthFirst
Humana
MagnaCare
MagnaCare HMO
Medicaid
Managed Care
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Liberty Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
Oxford Health Plans POS
UnitedHealthCare
Choice
Choice HMO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Empire Plan
Medicaid HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Vytra Health Plans

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