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Dr. Robert James Korst MD is a male Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Robert Korst has 4 office locations.
Luckow Pavilion
1 Valley Health Plz
Paramus, NJ 07652

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Korst is Excellent. Dr. Korst has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Korst, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gene Therapy
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Korst graduated from University of Connecticut , Farmington. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Esophagectomy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Korst has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering 
  • New York Methodist Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Korst accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 18 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 8 plans
  • Evercare - 3 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Humana - 5 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Robert J. Korst practice?
Dr. Robert Korst practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Paramus, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY and Ridgewood, NJ.
See Paramus Surgeons and Paramus Cardiothoracic Surgeons.