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Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

Thoracic Surgery*
Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD
4.8 (218 Ratings)

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in New York, NY.
Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD
4.8 (218 Ratings)
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Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD

Thoracic Surgery*
New York, NY
Accepting new patients
10 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in New York, NY.

About

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in New York, NY and has 10 years experience. They graduated from Cairo University Faculty of Medicine. They currently practice at Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center and are affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Altorki has experience treating conditions like Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax), Lung Cancer and Partial Lung Collapse among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Altorki received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 218 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Altorki also speaks Arabic. Dr. Altorki is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

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Friendly Staff

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Easy Scheduling

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Locations

  1. 1 Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center
    525 E 68th St # M-404, New York, NY 10065

Experience and Background Check

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Lung Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Lung Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Acid Reflux Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Aortic Aneurysm
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Diverticulum
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Partial Lobectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Tumor
Cancer
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Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Wall Mass
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hiatal Hernia
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Nodule
Lung Tumor
Malignant Heart Tumors
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Mediastinal Tumors
Mesothelioma
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thrombosis
Thymomas
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Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Valve Surgery
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Closed Endoscopic Biopsy of Bronchus With Robotic Assistance
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Heart Defect Repair
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Thymectomy
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Port Placements or Replacements
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altorki
4.8
Based on 218 Reviews
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3 Stars (1)
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1 Star (8)

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May 31, 2024
Dr. Altorki is an outstanding surgeon who provides outstanding care and follow up. He is clearly the 'best'.
Steven B. Rabinoff — May 31, 2024
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Insurance Accepted

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  • Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
    Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
    Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
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    National (BlueCard) PPO
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  • Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Community Plan
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    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare POS

About Me

Care Philosophy
  • "What we hope to do is assemble a world class medical and research team that can provide our patients with first rate medical care and bring them the most advanced treatments."

     

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has over 9 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Cairo University Faculty of Medicine in 2014. He specializes in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Arabic
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Cairo University Faculty of Medicine
    2014
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Washington Hospital Center
    1981
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics
    1987
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Altorki's profile.

Dr. Altorki frequently treats the following conditions: Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax), Lung Cancer and Partial Lung Collapse. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD holds board certification in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Dr. Altorki has over 10 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

    506 6th St, Brooklyn, NY

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

    170 William St, New York, NY

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

    5645 Main St, Flushing, NY

  • Weill Cornell Medical Center

    525 E 68th St, New York, NY

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