Dr. Michael Pontoriero, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Pontoriero
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Cardiovascular Care Group

200 S Orange Ave # 109 Livingston, NJ 07039

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Dr. Michael Pontoriero, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Livingston, NJ. Dr. Pontoriero has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Vascular Surgery, and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Clara Maass Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pontoriero to book an appointment.


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Make an appointment at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center today at (973) 419-5237.

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it is always good to be in a place, where people make you feel not like a patient, but instead you feel like family, Dr Michael Pontoriero and some of his staff Irma, Nicole, Efie, Socorro, people who are very committed to their job, to offer patients not only professional care, but above all, the Love with which they do their job. Thankyou all and GOD bless you.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

About The Cardiovascular Care Group:   The Cardiovascular Care Group provides complete care for patients with vascular disease –  disorders of the arteries and veins.  Since their inception in 1963, The Cardiovascular Care G...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Sonography
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1993
New Eng Med Center Tufts University School Med
Residency Hospital
1990
Umdnj Newark
Residency Hospital
1986
Umdnj Newark
Internship Hospital
1981
Fordham University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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(973) 759-9000

Dr. Pontoriero accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth POS
Amerihealth PPO
Medicare Advantage - AmeriHealth 65 Preferred Medical Only HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Personal Choice PPO
Plus POS
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
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
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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Practice Areas

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero treats this condition more than 57% of their peers

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pontoriero performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 36% of their peers

Dr. Pontoriero performs this procedure more than 36% of their peers

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Dr. Pontoriero's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Locations

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The Cardiovascular Care Group200 S Orange Ave # 109 Livingston, NJ 07039
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