Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD

Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1973 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

223 N Van Dien Ave

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

(201) 447-8377

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zapolanski performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Zapolanski's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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39  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zapolanski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zapolanski's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zapolanski to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Zapolanski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Best in the business explained everything and when it was done barley can see the scar were he took artery from.
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