Dr. Raja M Flores MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Raja Flores is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Flores accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
Ranked #13 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1997
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1998 - 2000
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1992
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
NY State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Lung Cancer Screening: A Paradigm Shift in Primary Care
2013 5 11
Balancing curability and unnecessary surgery in the context of computed tomography screening for lung cancer.
Flores, R.,Bauer, T.,Aye, R.,Andaz, S.,Kohman, L.,Sheppard, B.,Mayfield, W.,Thurer, R.,Smith, M.,Korst, R.,Straznicka, M.,Grannis, F.,Pass, H.,Connery, C.,Yip, R.,Smith, J. P.,Yankelevitz, D.,Henschke, C.,Altorki, N.
Sublobar resection is equivalent to lobectomy for clinical stage 1A lung cancer in solid nodules.
Altorki, N. K.,Yip, R.,Hanaoka, T.,Bauer, T.,Aye, R.,Kohman, L.,Sheppard, B.,Thurer, R.,Andaz, S.,Smith, M.,Mayfield, W.,Grannis, F.,Korst, R.,Pass, H.,Straznicka, M.,Flores, R.,Henschke, C. I.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire BCBS HMO
- Empire BCBS PPO
- First Health PPO
- GHI PPO
- Great West PPO
- HIP of New York - Select PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- MagnaCare PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- MVP Healthcare HMO
- MVP Healthcare PPO
- Oxford Health Freedom
- Oxford Health Liberty
- QualCare HMO
- QualCare PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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Mount Sinai Medical Center
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Phone: (212) 241-9466
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