Dr. Alan J Spotnitz MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Alan Spotnitz is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in New Brunswick, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Spotnitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1975

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1977 - 1977

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1978 - 1979

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 37 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 14 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

The Impella Device for Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support in Patients in Cardiogenic Shock.
Lemaire, A.,Anderson, M. B.,Lee, L. Y.,Scholz, P.,Prendergast, T.,Goodman, A.,Lozano, A. M.,Spotnitz, A.,Batsides, G.

Alterations in immunocyte tumor necrosis factor receptor and apoptosis in patients with congestive heart failure.
Rumalla, V.K., Calvano, S.E., Spotnitz, A.J., Krause, T.J., Hilkert, R.J., Lin, E., Lowry, S.F.

Hemorrhage related reexploration following open heart surgery: the impact of pre-operative and post-operative coagulation testing.
Hall, T. S., Sines, J. C., Spotnitz, A. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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