Dr. Alex Zapolanski MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Alex Zapolanski is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Ridgewood, New Jersey and is affiliated with Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Buenos Aires and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Valley Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Union Memorial Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1979
University of Buenos Aires
Class of 1973
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Intracardiac juvenile xanthogranuloma with presentation in adulthood.
Lehrke, H. D.,Johnson, C. K.,Zapolanski, A.,Kasatki, A.,Grau, J. B.,Maleszewski, J. J.
Blood transfusion in cardiac surgery does increase the risk of 5-year mortality: results from a contemporary series of 1714 propensity-matched patients.
Shaw, R. E.,Johnson, C. K.,Ferrari, G.,Brizzio, M. E.,Sayles, K.,Rioux, N.,Zapolanski, A.,Grau, J. B.
Balancing the benefits and risks of blood transfusions in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a propensity-matched analysis.
Shaw, R. E.,Johnson, C. K.,Ferrari, G.,Zapolanski, A.,Brizzio, M.,Rioux, N.,Edara, S.,Sperling, J.,Grau, J. B.
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