Lewis M. Attas

Lewis M. Attas

Lewis M. Attas, MD

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Hospice and Palliative Care

I have one goal as a thoracic cancer specialist: to help my patients receive the most up-to-date treatments and keep to goals that elevate the quality of their lives. I strive to see patients as individuals and develop strong care partnerships.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Related Practices

  • Hematology/Oncology Physicians of Englewood

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Hospice and Palliative Care

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Internal Medicine


  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy

Conditions Treated

  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Failure
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Clotting Disorders
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Factor Deficiency
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Mediastinal Lymphoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloma
  • Neutropenia
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Polycythemia
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • White Blood Cell Disorders

Locations &


  • Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood, PA

    350 Engle Street 5th Floor, Berrie Center Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-568-5250
    Fax: 201-568-5358


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


  • Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup Medicaid


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

Consumer Health Network (CHN)



  • CoreSource


  • CCN

Empire BCBS

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

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

Galaxy Health Network

  • Galaxy Health Network PPO


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

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

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Total Care (DSNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


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

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

Transparent Health Network

  • Transparent Health Network

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR


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


About Lewis M. Attas

Dr. Attas is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology, as well as in hospice and palliative medicine. He has been a practicing hematologist oncologist for 30 years. Through Englewood Hospital, he has taught at both Touro Medical College and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His duties at the Cancer Center include overseeing the medical thoracic oncology and lung multidisciplinary team s. Dr. Attas was the medical director of Englewood Hospital's hospice program for 15 years.

Dr. Attas attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed his honors thesis on immunology in 1978. He received his MD from Mount Sinai in 1982 and did his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in hematology oncology at North Shore University Hospital/Cornell. In 1988, Dr. Attas joined the practice of Forte and Schleider, now the Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood (HOPE) practice of the Englewood Health Physician Network.

Active in research, Dr. Attas is currently vice chair of Englewood Hospital’s IRB, a body consisting of doctors, nurses, and local citizens that approves clinical trials.

A dedicated educator, Dr. Attas loves to teach young minds and usually has a medical student in tow.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Vice Chair, Englewood Hospital Institutional Review Board

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Montefiore Medical Center


North Shore University Hospital/Cornell, Hematology/Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine