Dr. William Kokotos, MD

Dr. William Kokotos, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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53 y/o
(22)

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Dr. William Kokotos, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Mineola, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Winthrop Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

120 Mineola Blvd Ste 300

Mineola, NY 11501
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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Pericardial Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 87% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kokotos "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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Innovations in Cardiac Surgery, July 1999
  • Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery, Feb, 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kokotos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kokotos to family and friends
4.3
based on 22 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kokotos' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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....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...more
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Dr Kokotos performed a Mitrol Valve repair (open heart) procedure on me in July 2016. Eight months later and I am fine, and doing all normal activities. He is an excellent surgeon and a very nice man!
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I recently had an ablation procedure on a Friday by Dr. Kokotos. I have only high praise for his surgical skills, and just an importantly, I appreciate his empathetic and gracious way he related with me. He took as much time needed to ensure that I understood the how and why of the...more
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