Elias A. Zias, MD

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

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

mitral regurgitation (MR), aortic valve insufficiency, aortic dissection, mitral valve disease, aortic valve replacement, heart valve diseases, pericardial disease, tricuspid valve disease, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), aortic valve stenosis, thoracic aortic aneurysm, mitral valve prolapse (MVP), lung embolism, aortic disease, aortic valve disease, tricuspid valve insufficiency, aortic aneurysm, coronary heart disease, heart surgery, mitral valve stenosis, minimally invasive surgery
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  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2009
  • MD from New York Medical College
  • 1997
  • Fellowship, Children's Memorial Hospital, Cardio-Thoracic Surg
  • 1996
  • Fellowship, Montifiore Medical Center, Cardio-Thoracic Surg


Locations and Appointments

65 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • 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)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • 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
  • 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 2014 Jan; 66-71, Journal of heart valve disease — id: 940942, year: 2014, page: 66, stat: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Evolution of operative techniques and perfusion strategies for minimally invasive mitral valve repair

    Grossi, Eugene A; Loulmet, Didier F; Schwartz, Charles F; Ursomanno, Patricia; Zias, Elias A; Dellis, Sophia L; Galloway, Aubrey C 2012 Apr; S68-S70, Journal of thoracic & cardiovascular surgery — id: 162028, year: 2012, page: S68, stat: Editorial
  • 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 2011 Oct; 1346-9; discussion 1349, Annals of thoracic surgery — id: 138113, year: 2011, page: 1346
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