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Dr. Derek Brinster, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
4.2 (21)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Derek Brinster, MD

Dr. Derek Brinster, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Brinster, completed a residency at Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Brinster an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Brinster works at Northwell Health Physician Partners Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Lenox Hill, 4th floor in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection and Pleural Effusion along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Brinster's Office Locations

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    Northwell Health Physician Partners Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Lenox Hill, 4th floor
    130 E 77th St Fl 4, New York, NY 10075 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 434-3000

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  • Lenox Hill Hospital

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Aortic Aneurysm
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Pleural Effusion
Aortic Ectasia
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Partial Lung Collapse
Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Thoracentesis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Congenital Heart Defects
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Aortic Valve Surgery
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Tamponade
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Gallstones
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Subacute Endocarditis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Gastrotomy
Heart Defect Repair
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Adhesive Pericarditis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
Arrhythmias
Ascites
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Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bladder Diverticulum
Brain Injury
Cancer
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Cardiomegaly
Carotid Artery Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Coarctation of the Aorta
Colorectal Cancer
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Constrictive Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Marfan Syndrome
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors
Megacolon
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Septic Embolism
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Systolic Heart Failure
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thrombosis
Thymomas
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Toxic Megacolon
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Valve Bicuspidization
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atherectomy
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Colectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision
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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Laparotomy
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Repair
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    Based on 21 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1881628444
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard Medical School
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Derek Brinster, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Brinster is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Brinster works at Northwell Health Physician Partners Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at Lenox Hill, 4th floor in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Brinster’s profile.

    Dr. Brinster has seen patients for Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection and Pleural Effusion, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Brinster on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Brinster. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Brinster.

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