Dr. Michael Pontoriero, MD

Dr. Michael Pontoriero, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Michael Pontoriero, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Livingston, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1985 and specializes in thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

200 S Orange Ave # 109

Livingston, NJ 07039

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pontoriero performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Pontoriero's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pontoriero "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 Group has remained committed to the highest level of patient care, combining cutting edge technology with decades of experience.   The Board Certified Surgeons and clinical teams offer expertise in many areas including:

 

Minimally Invasive Treatment for PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease)  ?

 

Hemodialysis Access ?    Carotid Artery Disease  (Stroke Prevention)  ?  

 

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Disease (AAA)  ?    Venous Insufficiency  ?"

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8  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Vascular Sonography
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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57  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.

Education

  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Umdnj Newark
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New Eng Med Center Tufts University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Umdnj Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New Eng Med Center Tufts University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pontoriero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pontoriero's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pontoriero to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Pontoriero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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