Dr. John Goncalves Jr, MD

Dr. John Goncalves Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. John Goncalves Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

1 Linwood Ave W # 103

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthFirst
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goncalves Jr "A multidisciplinary approach to each patient is ideal. We strive to coordinate care among primary care physicians, cardiologists, pulmonologists and all other internal medicine sub-specialties, when required. There is never a substitute for direct patient care provided at the bedside; attention to detail is paramount."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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68  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.


  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Cornell Med Coll/NY Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Cornell Med Coll/NY Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • MSKCC/NY Hosp Presoyter
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • MSKCC/NY Hosp Presoyter
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Albany Medical College, 1994
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1990
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1992
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Union College, 1991
Media & Publications

Dr. Goncalves Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goncalves Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goncalves Jr to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Goncalves Jr' 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

Patient Comments (4)

6 years ago I ruptured a mitro valve. Spent 4 months at Winthrop, dr goncalves operated. I'm still here. Great surgeon.
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saved my life
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Two lung cancer surgeries 2005 and 2008. Dr Goncalves is the BEST.
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Dr John Goncalves thank you for giving my brother back to us you did his heart surgery about 6 years ago and my brother like you, he is doing fine now. William McGough (sister) Mary-Jo Benasaraf
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