Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD

Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD

Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD

Specialties: Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryMore specialties
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Frank D'Ovidio, MD, PhD


Dr. Frank D’Ovidio, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and surgical director of the Lung Transplant and Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Programs. Dr. D’Ovidio has lectured and published extensively on the subject of lung transplantation and ex-vivo perfusion.Dr. D’Ovidio is renown for his surgical work in patients with lung cancer and other thoracic disorders including, esophageal disorders, robotic thoracic surgery and thoracic outlet syndrome.He received his MD from the University of Bologna, Italy, completed his surgical residency at St. Orsola University Hospital, Italy and completed his Fellowship at the University of Toronto Hospitals, Cana...
Dr. Frank D’Ovidio, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and surgical director of the Lung Transplant and Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Programs. Dr. D’Ovidio has lectured and published extensively on the subject of lung transplantation and ex-vivo perfusion.Dr. D’Ovidio is renown for his surgical work in patients with lung cancer and other thoracic disorders including, esophageal disorders, robotic thoracic surgery and thoracic outlet syndrome.He received his MD from the University of Bologna, Italy, completed his surgical residency at St. Orsola University Hospital, Italy and completed his Fellowship at the University of Toronto Hospitals, Canada.Dr. D’Ovidio has been an invited speaker and principal and co- investigator of numerous clinical trials, author of numerous publications in reknown journals such as the Journal of The American College of Cardiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant, among many others.Dr. D’Ovidio is a member of numerous prestigious societies and councils including the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation, Scientific Committee for Thoracic Surgery, the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and an Honorary Member, of Societas Medica Chirurgica Bononiensis, among others.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Expertise

  • (TOS) Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Achalasia
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Cancer Care
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Ex vivo lung Perfusion
  • GERD Laparoscopic Technique
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Robotic Esophageal Surgery
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Robotic Mediastinal Surgery
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Second Opinion
  • Thoracic Lung Cases
  • Thoracoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Thorascopic Lung Surgery
  • Thymoma

Languages Spoken

  • Italian

Awards


  • 2005 Philip K Caves Award, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of heart and lung transplantation, May 8, 2005, Philadelphia
  • Best experimental research, Italian Society of Organ Transplantation (SITO), XXV National Congress Bologna 19-21 September 1999

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