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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Korst is Good. Dr. Korst has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

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 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Korst has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Methodist Hospital 
  • Valley Hospital 


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

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert James Korst MD is a male Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert J. Korst practice?
Dr. Robert Korst has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Korst practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Paramus, NJ.
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