Berhane Worku, MD

Berhane Worku, MD

Berhane Worku, MD

Specialties: Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryMore specialties
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Berhane Worku, MD

  • 263 Seventh Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    US
  • 506 6th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amerigroup NJ
  • Amida Care
  • Amida Care Medicaid, HARP
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus Medicaid; HARP
  • Fidalis
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthcare Partners Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Child Health Plus
  • Healthfirst Essential 1-4
  • Healthfirst Exchange
  • Healthfirst Medicaid, HARP
  • Healthfirst Medicare
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • Oxford Freedom/ Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicaid, HARP
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

About Berhane Worku, MD


Dr. Berhane Worku is an Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center and at New York Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Worku completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University in 1998, obtaining a degree in neuroscience. He pursued his medical education at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center.  He completed a research fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in 2010 and a clinical fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center in...
Dr. Berhane Worku is an Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center and at New York Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Worku completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University in 1998, obtaining a degree in neuroscience. He pursued his medical education at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center.  He completed a research fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in 2010 and a clinical fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2012 and assumed his present position afterwards. Dr. Worku has undertaken several research endeavors in the field of cardiothoracic surgery and has published extensively in several peer-reviewed journals.  He is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery and is a member of several surgical societies, including the Society of Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology.Dr. Worku’s practice focuses on adult cardiac surgery, including coronary artery bypass grafting, aortic, mitral, and tricuspid surgery, aortic aneurysm repair, and ablation for atrial fibrillation.  In addition, Dr. Worku has additional interests in transcatheter therapies for aortic and mitral valve disease and surgical treatment of the failing heart, including percutaneous and permanent ventricular assist devices.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • (TAVR) Transcatheter Aortic Valve
  • (TAVR) Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Arterial/Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Endograft Aneurysm Repair
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery

Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

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