Joseph Shatzkes, MD

Joseph Shatzkes, MD

Cardiology

 It is so important to me to get to know patients as people their interests, their families, and their history. I want people to know they can rely on me to take care of their health and that they can trust that I will be there when they need me. In our practice the patient comes first.  

Locations & Appointments

Languages Spoken

Hebrew, Spanish

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women and Heart Disease

Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Cardioversion
  • Coronary Calcium Score
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Holter/Ambulatory Monitoring
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up
  • Pharmacological Stress Test
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure/Cardiac Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Palpitations
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Syncope (Fainting)

Locations

  • Englewood Cardiology Consultants

    A

    177 North Dean Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-569-4901
    Fax: 201-569-6111
    Monday
    12:00 PM
    4:00 PM
    Tuesday
    9:00 AM
    4:00 PM
    Thursday
    12:30 PM
    4:00 PM
  • Northvale Cardiology

    B

    220 Livingston Street Suite 204 Northvale, NJ 07647

    Main: 551-236-2200
    Fax: 201-608-2581
    Thursday
    9:00 AM
    11:30 AM

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.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • 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

  • Blue Access Network
  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • 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

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

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

QualCare

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

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

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

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About Joseph Shatzkes

Dr. Shatzkes is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology. He received his MD from Downstate University Medical Center, where he graduated summa cum laude, was president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and was nominated by his peers as an inaugural member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed his internal medicine residency at Columbia University Medical Center, where he received an award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine. He subsequently completed his cardiovascular fellowship training at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

A member of Englewood Cardiology Consultants and MDPartners, Dr. Shatzkes is an attending physician at Englewood Hospital. His specialties include preventative and consultative cardiology and medicine, critical care cardiology, and medical ethics. He serves on the Clinical Competency Committee for the medical residency training program and recently received the award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from the Department of Medicine.

Honors & Awards

Englewood Hospital Department of Medicine Clinical Teaching Award

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society

Committees and Leadership Positions

Englewood Hospital Clinical Competency Committee

Education & Degrees

MD: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Residency

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Fellowship

Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Other Certifications

  • Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

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