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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(24)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nasser Altorki is Good. Dr. Altorki has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 2.7
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
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Bedside Manner 4.5
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Spends Time with Me 4.3
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Follows Up After Visit 4.2
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Nasser Altorki, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Heartburn
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Mediastinum Cancer (Mediastinal Neoplasm)
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pulmonary Coin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Vaccine Therapy

Education & Awards

Dr. Altorki graduated from University Of Cairo. He has 17 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Barrett Esophagus
Esophagectomy
Esophagoscopy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
New York
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
New York Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New York, NY
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Altorki has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 

Languages

  • Greek
  • German
  • French
  • Creole
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Nasser K Altorki MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nasser K. Altorki practice?
Dr. Nasser Altorki has 2 office locations.
Dr. Nasser Altorki practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Bronx, NY.
Additional practice locations include: New Rochelle, NY.
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