Dr. Hector R Nava MD Surgeon

Dr. Hector Nava is a surgeon in Buffalo, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Erie County Medical Center and Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Nava accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Erie County Medical Center and one of 13 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Residency, General Surgery, 1974–1975

Kaleida Health/Buffalo General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1970–1974

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1975–1976

Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967–1968

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Outcomes of endoscopic resection for high-grade dysplasia and esophageal cancer.
Nurkin, S. J.,Nava, H. R.,Yendamuri, S.,Levea, C. M.,Nwogu, C. E.,Groman, A.,Wilding, G.,Bain, A. J.,Hochwald, S. N.,Khushalani, N. I.

Outcomes of endoscopic resection for high-grade dysplasia and esophageal cancer.
Nurkin, S. J.,Nava, H. R.,Yendamuri, S.,Levea, C. M.,Nwogu, C. E.,Groman, A.,Wilding, G.,Bain, A. J.,Hochwald, S. N.,Khushalani, N. I.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) using HPPH for the treatment of precancerous lesions associated with barrett's esophagus.
Nava, H.R., Allamaneni, S.S., Dougherty, T.J., Cooper, M.T., Tan, W., Wilding, G., Henderson, B.W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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