Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD

Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 40 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
  • Amerihealth
  • 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zapolanski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zapolanski performs Maze Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zapolanski performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zapolanski performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Zapolanski performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zapolanski performs Pulmonary Valve Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Zapolanski performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Zapolanski's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1973 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Zapolanski's Reviews

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5.0

Based on 13 reviews

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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

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