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Berhane Worku
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Office

(718) 246-8545

506 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Berhane Worku

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.
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Practice NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Gender Male
Education Harvard Medical School
Training New York University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted AETNA, Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Emblem/Hip, Healthfirst, Oxford Health Plans, CIGNA, Rockefeller University - CoreSource, Medicaid, VNSNY CHOICE, Fidelis Care, Affinity [HMO], Medicare, Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan], Affinity Health Plan, March Vision, United Empire, Emblem Select Care, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced], WellCare, Connecticare, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Amida Care, Multiplan, Unicare, UnitedHealthcare, Elderplan, 1199 National Benefit Fund, Aetna - NYP, United Healthcare, Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP), Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Languages English
Services Berhane Worku provides surgery in Brooklyn, NY. The most common types of surgeons are: General, Cardiovascular, Otolaryngology, Neurological, Reconstructive, Neonatal and Orthopedic.

Please call NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital at (718) 246-8545 to schedule an appointment in Brooklyn, NY or to get more information.
Additional Services Thoracic Surgeon
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