Dr. Ignatios Zairis, MD

Dr. Ignatios Zairis, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Ignatios Zairis, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Teaneck, NJ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

718 Teaneck Rd

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Contact Information

(201) 837-8282

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
more than 48% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 47% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Zairis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zairis "Upon completing Bachelor's degree and fulfilling his service to the Greek Army, Dr. Zairis immigrated to the United States to pursue his medical degree. He completed his internship and residencies in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and practices Thoracic Oncologic Surgery and Arterial Surgery at five area hospitals in Bergen County, NJ. He is a part of several medical societies in both NJ and NY. He has been named a Top Doctor by his peers for the past ten years, an accolade he takes very seriously. Dr. Zairis has been in private practice since 1986 in Teaneck, NJ with a satellite office in Westwood, NJ."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zairis "Dr. Zairis believes in treating patients with dignity and respect."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

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48  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

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  • University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Downstate Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NY Metro Area, 12th edition, 2009
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NY Metro Area, 10th edition, 2006
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NY Metro Area, 11th edition, 2008
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NY Metro Area, 13th edition, 2010
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zairis' Reviews

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1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Zairis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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