Meet your doctor

Robert Kalimi, MD

Specialty

  • Thoracic Surgery, Surgery

Professional titles

  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Years in practice

  • 19 years

Affiliations


Professional biography

Dr. Kalimi joined North Shore Univeristy department of Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2004 after serving as clinical instructer in surgery at Columbia Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons where he specialized in Minimally invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery. He is the editor of "Clinical Scenarios in Thoracic Surgery", and has published several articles in the field of surgery. Dr. kalimi was designated America's Top Surgeons for 2011 by the Consumres' Research Council of America and is board certified in by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Kalimi is the Vice Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Southside Hospital and holds the title of Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Dr. Kalimi has particular interest in complex mitral valve repair, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, aortic valve surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, and surgery for atrial fibrilaltion.

Practice Locations

Hospital affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Southside Hospital

Professional titles & education information

  • Academic Titles
    • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
  • Board certifications
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery
  • Medical school
    • Sackler School of Medicine
  • Residencies
    • Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center-Chicago
    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Fellowships
    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

Insurance providers/plans accepted

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Consumer Health Plan
    • PPO/EPO
  • Devon Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • First Health
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Health Net
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Health Plus
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Island Group
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Select Pro
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Vytra
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO/EPO/Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
    • All Plans