Jeffrey L. Port, MD

Jeffrey L. Port, MD Specialties: Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Jeffrey L. Port, MD
Specialties: Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

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  • Affinity
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About Jeffrey L. Port, MD

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 for 2012.Dr. Port resides with his family here in Manhattan.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Achalasia

  • Barrett's Esophagus

  • Benign Esophageal Disease

  • Chest Wall

  • Combined Laparoscopic and VATS Approach

  • Combined Laparoscopy and Thoracotomy

  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

  • Esophageal Cancer

  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery

  • Esophageal Surgery

  • Esophagectomy

  • Esophagus

  • Excision

  • Excision of Chest Wall Tumor

  • Extrapleural Pneumonectomy

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • GERD Surgery

  • GERD-Laparoscopic Technique

  • Heartburn

  • Hiatal He

  • Hyperhidrosis

  • Laparoscopic

  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication

  • Lung Cancer

  • Lung Cancer Surgery

  • Lung Cancer-Diagnostic Testing

  • Lung Nodules

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Trachea

  • Management of Lung Nodules

  • Mesothelioma

  • Minimal Access Surgery-GERD

  • Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Neoplasm

  • Pancoast Tumor

  • Paraesophageal Hernia

  • Pleurectomy

  • Resection

  • Rib and Chest Wall

  • Robot-Assisted

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Secondary Cancer of Lung

  • Surgical Management of Lung Cancer

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Thorascopic Lung Surgery

  • Thymoma


  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery