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 22 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

Hospital Affiliation

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 Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

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.

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Insurances Accepted

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