Dr. Subroto Paul, MD

Dr. Subroto Paul, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Subroto Paul, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1999 and specializes in thoracic surgery.Read his story

101 Old Short Hills Rd Ste 302

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

(973) 322-6757

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Tracheal Surgery
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more than 95% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 95% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Paul's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paul "Subroto Paul, MD, MPH, is a fellowship trained, board certified Thoracic Surgeon and serves as Director of Thoracic Surgical Services for RWJBarnabas Health and as Section Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He specializes in the surgical treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. As a surgeon that embraces the multi-disciplinary approach to cancer care, Dr. Paul strives to carefully explain all diagnostic and therapeutic options available. Dr. Paul's approach encourages patients to become involved in their own care to ensure they receive the most advanced care possible. He partners collaboratively with the members of the oncology team including medical oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, and radiation oncologists. Before joining RWJBarnabas Health, Dr. Paul served as Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and an Attending Surgeon in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He also held a secondary appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Research. Dr. Paul received his undergraduate education from Yale University. He then earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed both his General Surgery residency and Thoracic Surgery fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. He has also completed a Master of Public Health from Columbia University. Dr. Paul has been rated as one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in thoracic surgery. His interests include minimally invasive treatment of both malignant and benign thoracic disorders. Dr. Paul's practice is a Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield OMNIASM Tier-1 designated provider and accepts most major insurances."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paul "We are committed to excellence for our patients and their families."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

16  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thymomas

33  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.


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp/Harvard Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp/Harvard Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp/Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mailman School Of Public Health, Columbia University
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Subroto Paul, MD
Dr. Subroto is excellent but his staff sometimes is inefficient
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The Magician, only words to describe his skill. One of the most expert doctor I've ever seen. As a physician myself, I'm just amazed at his vast knowledge. Undergone two surgeries with him. Never have a tiny bit of fear, tension, doubt under his surgical knives. You just gave me a new life & a...Read More
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