Jeffrey L. Port, MD

Thoracic Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
General Surgery (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 746-5197
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

As an attending thoracic surgeon at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr Port has developed an interest in minimally invasive approaches to the diagnosis, staging and treatment of thoracic malignancies. He has have recently integrated Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) and Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB) into the thoracic surgical program. These techniques offer a minimally invasive approach to lung cancer diagnosis and staging.

Dr. Port specializes in lung and esophageal cancers, mediastinal tumors and Barrett's Esophagus. He also specializes in the area of minimally invasive thoracoscopic pulmonary surgery. Dr. Port has taken a leadership role on the development of the robotic surgical program and now offers robotic surgical approaches for mediastinal, lung and esophageal disorders.

Dr. Port has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer. He has been selected as a best doctor in New York Magazine.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

CIGNA

Emblem Select Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Health First

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]

Health Plus - Amerigroup [MCD]

Medicaid

Medicare [Medicare]

Oscar (Exchange)

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1991 New York University School of Medicine

Residency: 1995 New York University Medical Center

Fellowship: 1996 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Locations

525 East 68th Street Ste M404
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-5197

Fax: (212) 746-8223

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