BronxCare Health System

Joshua Burack, M.D.

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Primary Location
BronxCare Surgery Center
199 Mt. Eden Parkway
Bronx, NY 10457

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  • Specialties
    Benign and Malignant disease of the lung, esophagus, mediastinum and chest wall, Thoracic Surgery
  • Education
    M.D.: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
    Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (General Surgery), Bronx, NY
    Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
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  • Biography

    Dr. Burack completed his training in General Surgery at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Hospital and then completed a Cardiothoracic Fellowship at SUNY Downstate where he remained on the faculty for 25 years, practicing the entire range of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery. He held the Thoracic Surgery Directorship positions at Kings County Hospital Center and the Brooklyn Hospital.

    Dr. Burack aims to revitalize BronxCare's Thoracic Surgical service, with programs in lung cancer screening, thoracic oncology, and video-assisted thoracic surgery.

    Dr. Burack has published numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the field, and he is a past president of the New York Society for Thoracic Surgery. He is committed to provide comprehensive and experienced surgical treatment to all.