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Daniel Beckles, M.D., PhD, Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Daniel Beckles, M.D., PhD

Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Tel: (718) 270-1981 | Fax: (718) 270-3843

 

 

Daniel Beckles, M.D., PhD, is a Clinical Professor of Surgery and a Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is board certified in general and thoracic surgery.

His expertise is in minimally invasive cardiac surgery including off-pump CABG, robotic assisted CABG, minimally invasive valve repair and replacement. His thoracic surgery expertise is in minimally invasive lung surgery, VATS lobectomy, VATS pneumonectomy, minimally invasive esophagectomy and VATS/Robotic thymectomy.

He completed his general surgery residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and his cardiovascular and thoracic surgery fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Texas and an additional thoracic surgery fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital- Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Beckles has been awarded numerous excellence awards and was named in Guide to America’s Top Surgeons 2010-2014, Houstonia Magazine Top Doctor 2013 and 2014.

 

Vinay Tak, M.D. - Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Vinay Tak, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Tel: (718) 270-1981 | Fax: (718) 270-3843

Vinay Tak, M.D., performs the entire spectrum of cardiac surgical operations, especially using arterial grafts for coronary surgery, valve repairs and surgery for atrial fibrillation, and complex adult cardiac surgery.

Dr. Tak also performs all major General Thoracic operations, including lung surgery for cancer and benign conditions, Pleural and Mediastinal diseases, minimally invasive and video assisted surgery for Axillary and Palmar hyperhidrosis and Thoracic Splanchnicectomy for chronic and intractable pain.