Dr. John A. Goncalves Jr., MD

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Dr. John A. Goncalves Jr., MD

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Winthrop Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery 120 Mineola Blvd Ste 300, Mineola, NY 11501 Get Directions

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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.Read more

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  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthFirst
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MagnaCare
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
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  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan
  • Vytra Health Plans
  • WellCare

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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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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection 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
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as 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
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • 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 Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Albany Medical College

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Cornell Med Coll/NY Hosp

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Cornell Med Coll/NY Hosp

    Completed in 2001

    Mskcc/Ny Hosp Presoyter

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mskcc/Ny Hosp Presoyter

    Completed in 2003

    New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Union College

    Graduated in 1990

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
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Goncalves Jr.' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Goncalves Jr.' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Goncalves Jr.' 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.