Dr. Robert E Michler MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Robert Michler is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Bronx, New York and is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Michler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Montefiore Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

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

Clinical Interests: Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Aortic Valve, Coronary Artery Bypass, Heart Transplantation, Mitral Valve Insufficiency, Aortic Valve Stenosis, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Hospital Affiliation

Montefiore Medical Center
Ranked #38 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1981

NYP Hosp-Columbia Univ Med Ctr
Internship, 1981 - 1982

Harvard University
Other Training, 1978

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, 1984 - 1985

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Chief Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1987

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1987 - 1988

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Chief Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Chief Residency, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NC State Medical License

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2000 - 2012
2012

The Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White, Inc, 1996 – 2012
2012

The Best Doctors in New York, Woodward/White, Inc, 1996 – 2012
2012

Who’s Who Strathmore’s, 2000 – Present
2012

La Orden Heraldica de Cristobal Colon (The Order of Christopher Columbus), Presented by President Hipolito Mejian Dominican Republic
2003

Who’s Who in the World – Marquis, 2000 – 2003
2003

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 1999 – 2003
2003

Who’s Who in America, 1999 – 2003
2003

Best Surgical Presentation, National Organization for Continuing Medical Education, 2001-2002
2002

Honorary President, Erasmus Foundation, Chateau de la Hulpe, Brussels, Belgium
2000

Best Team Award, National Organization for Continuing Medical Education, 1998
1999

The Best Doctors in the North East, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
1997

Claire Lucille Pace Humanitarian Award, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
1996

Person of the Week – With Peter Jennings, ABC World News Tonight
1995

Blakemore Research Prize, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1985, 1986
1987

Leopold Schepp Scholar, Dartmouth Medical School
1981

Publications & Presentations

Xenotransplantation: Is There a Future?

Robotic Heart Surgery: Current and Potential Applications in Heart Surgery.

Xenoansplantation is Imminent/Appropriate (Debate vs. Sir Magdi Yacoub).

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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