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

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(4)
Patient comments (1)

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

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gene Therapy
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Unstable Angina

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:

  • Sound Shore Medical Center 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

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, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease near Paramus, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY and Ridgewood, NJ.
See Paramus Surgeons, Paramus Oncologists, and Paramus Cardiologists.