Dr. John Goncalves Jr, MD

Dr. John Goncalves Jr, MD

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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

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthFirst
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2 Malpractice Claims Found
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Dr. Goncalves Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goncalves Jr performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 100% of his peers

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

Heart Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goncalves Jr performs Heart Surgery more than 100% of his peers

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

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goncalves Jr performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Goncalves Jr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Goncalves Jr' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
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)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Interventional Procedures
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Myocardial Revascularization
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Goncalves Jr' Reviews

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I had an aortic aneurysm that was repaired by dr Goncalves
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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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