Christos Stavropoulos, MD Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Christos Stavropoulos, MD

Thoracic Surgery

 Every patient under my care becomes family. I believe we are bound by a higher calling and I cherish the opportunity to play my role, however large or small, in helping patients overcome any thoracic ailment.  

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Thoracic Surgery


  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (RATS)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Conditions Treated

  • Cardiac Tumor


  • Thoracic Surgery


    350 Engle Street Suite 6586 Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-608-2144
    Fax: 201-568-9159
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Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

About Christos Stavropoulos

Dr. Stavropoulos is director of thoracic oncology at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Englewood Health. He is board certified in thoracic surgery and in general surgery. His primary clinical interests are chest, mediastinal, and esophageal diseases, with a particular interest in the management of pulmonary nodules. Dr. Stavropoulos completed a general surgery residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital (New York Medical College), in Manhattan, followed by a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital (Drexel University College of Medicine), in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, and a co-author on numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Honors & Awards

2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctors 

America's Top Doctors

Professional Memberships

American Association for Thoracic Surgery

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Cardiac Surgeons

Committees and Leadership Positions

Director of Thoracic Oncology at Englewood Health Physician Network

Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Englewood Health 

Global Health and Community Health Activities

Lung Cancer screening

Chronic Disease management

Covid-related health passport systems

Education & Degrees

MD: St. George's University - School of Medicine


Cardiothoracic Surgery: Allegheny General Hospital

General Surgery: St. Vincent's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (American Board of Thoracic Surgery)


Mitzman B, Stavropoulos CI, Caronia J, Mina B. Incidental Tracheal Diverticulum Discovered Thirty Years After Tracheo-esophageal Fistula Repair. J Bronchol and Intervent Pulmonol 2015; 22(1):73-75.

John M, Razi S, Sainathan S, Stavropoulos CI. Is the trocar technique for tube thoracostomy safe in the current era? Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2014;19(1):125-8.

John M, Razi S, Sainathan S, Stavropoulos CI. Wedge Resection is Equivalent to Lobectomy for T1a Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database Analysis. J Surg Res 2015;pii:S0022-4804(15)00883-5.