Oliver S. Chow, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery
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Oliver S. Chow, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, Chinese (Cantonese)


Personal Statement

As a thoracic surgeon, it is my privilege to bring you through surgery only when it is needed, and with the best possible outcome. I specialize in VATS and robotic lung resections, hiatal hernia repair, tracheobronchoplasty, esophageal surgery, and other operations of the chest. I use modern approaches and technologies with skill and precision to provide you with exceptional care, and to expedite your return to regular life.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Surgery, Thoracic


  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Surgical Management of Lung Cancer
  • Resection, Pancoast Tumor, Chest Wall Including Ribs
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Lung Cancer-Diagnostic Testing
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy, Robot-Assisted, Laparoscopic
  • Benign Esophageal Disease
  • Repair, Hernia, Hiatal, Laparoscopic
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Benign Tumor of Mediastinum
  • Mediastinal Mass Resection
  • Excision of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Thymectomy With Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Hyperhidrosis, Focal, Primary
  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery
  • Thorascopic Lung Surgery
  • Secondary Cancer of Lung
  • Excision of Chest Wall Tumor
  • Management of Lung Nodules
  • Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) of Lungs For Malignant Neoplasm Screening
  • Extrapleural Pneumonectomy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagectomy, Combined Laparoscopic and VATS Approach
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Repair, Hernia, Hiatal, Paraesophageal
  • Esophagomyotomy, Laparoscopic
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Anterior Mediastinum
  • Excision of Mediastinal Cyst
  • Surgical Removal of Thymoma
  • Robot-Assisted Thymectomy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Tracheoplasty
  • Bronchoplasty
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Reconstructive Repair of Pectus Excavatum By Nuss Procedure Using Thoracoscopy
  • Pectus Excavatum



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2010
  • B.A., Cornell University, 2006


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External Relationships

External Relationships

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