Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Broward Health Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Herskowitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Broward Health Medical Center and one of 8 at Holy Cross Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive valve surgery, mitral valve repair, mitral vlave replacement, aortic valve repair Vascular surgery, aortic valve replacement

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1989

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992 - 1994

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Does valve design impact the maximum implantable bioprosthetic diameter? A prospective, multicenter observational study.
David, I. B., Catinella, F., Herskowitz, K.

Open approaches to posterior mediastinal tumors and the spine.
Thurer, R. J., Herskowitz, K.

Surgical treatment for cardiac rhabdomyomas in children.
Jacobs, J. P., Konstantakos, A. K., Holland, F. W., Herskowitz, K., Ferrer, P. L., Perryman, R. A.

See all 13 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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