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Dr. Tomoaki Kato, MD

Pediatric Surgery*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tomoaki Kato, MD

Dr. Tomoaki Kato, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Pediatric Surgery, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from Osaka University and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Kato, completed a residency at Itami City Hospital, Hyogo, Japan. Patients rated Dr. Kato an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Kato works at CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic in New York, NY with other offices in Flushing, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Liver Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst 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.

Dr. Kato's Office Locations

  1. 1
    CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
    622 W 168th St Fl 14, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 256-9628
  2. 2
    ColumbiaDoctors - 136-20 38th Avenue
    13620 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 256-9628
  3. 3
    ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown
    51 W 51st St Ste 380, New York, NY 10019 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 256-9628

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    • Aetna
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Japanese
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1629034517
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Itami City Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Residency
    Internship
    • Osaka University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Osaka University
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
    • Weill Cornell Medical Center

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    Dr. Kato has seen patients for Liver Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kato on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Kato. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kato.

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