Elias A. Zias, MD

  • Specialty: Cardiac Surgery
  • Languages: English, Greek, Spanish
  • Phone: 212-263-8034

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

mitral valve stenosis, mitral regurgitation (MR), tricuspid valve disease, pericardial disease, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), heart valve diseases, aortic valve disease, aortic disease, aortic valve replacement, aortic valve stenosis, aortic valve insufficiency, mitral valve disease, tricuspid valve insufficiency, thoracic aortic aneurysm, lung embolism, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, coronary heart disease, minimally invasive surgery, mitral valve prolapse (MVP), heart surgery
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  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery, 1998
Education and Training
  • MD from New York Medical College, 2009
  • Fellowship, Children's Memorial Hospital, Cardio-Thoracic Surg, 1997
  • Fellowship, Montifiore Medical Center, Cardio-Thoracic Surg, 1996
  • Residency, Westchester County Medical Center, Surgery (General), 1994

Locations and Appointments

69 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Agewell
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 9V
New York, NY 10016

NYU Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates

2035 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040


Phone: 212-263-8034

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  • Long-term results of mitral valve repair with semi-rigid posterior band annuloplasty

    Yaffee, David W; Loulmet, Didier F; Zias, Elias A; Ursomanno, Patricia A; Rabinovich, Annette E; Galloway, Aubrey C; Grossi, Eugene A
    Journal of heart valve disease. 2014 Jan. 23 (1): 66-71

  • Evolution of operative techniques and perfusion strategies for minimally invasive mitral valve repair [Editorial]

    Grossi, Eugene A; Loulmet, Didier F; Schwartz, Charles F; Ursomanno, Patricia; Zias, Elias A; Dellis, Sophia L; Galloway, Aubrey C
    Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2012 Apr. 143 (4 Suppl): S68-S70

  • Minimally invasive valve surgery with antegrade perfusion strategy is not associated with increased neurologic complications

    Grossi, Eugene A; Loulmet, Didier F; Schwartz, Charles F; Solomon, Brian; Dellis, Sophia L; Culliford, Alfred T; Zias, Elias; Galloway, Aubrey C
    Annals of thoracic surgery. 2011 Oct. 92 (4): 1346-9; discussion 1349

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