Violet M. McIntosh, MD

Breast Surgery

Locations & Appointments
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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Breast Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Breast Health
  • Women at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer


  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Reconstruction
  • Partial Mastectomy with Oncoplastic Reconstruction
  • Prophylactic Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy with Reconstruction
  • Surgical Breast Biopsy
  • Surgical Breast Treatment

Conditions Treated

  • Atypical Hyperplasia of the Breast
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer in Minorities
  • Breast Cancer in Young Women
  • Breast Carcinoma In Situ
  • Genetic Mutations and Breast Cancer
  • Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Lymphedema


Breast Surgery at Englewood


350 Engle Street Suite 4503 Englewood, NJ 07631 Directions 

Phone: 201-894-3893
Fax: 201-894-3764
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


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Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Consumer Health Network (CHN)


Devon Health Plan

  • Devon Health Plan


  • 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 Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

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)


  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • 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

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR


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



Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage

About Violet McIntosh

Dr. McIntosh is chief of breast surgery at Englewood Hospital. Board certified in surgery, she specializes in surgical oncology of the breast. She received her MD from State University of New York College of Medicine. She did her internship and residency at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a fellowship in diseases of the breast at Faulkner Hospital. She has presented her work on breast cancer in African American women and benign breast diseases throughout the region. She has particular interest in breast cancer in African-American women, clinical trials, benign breast diseases, therapies for menopausal symptoms, and early diagnosis and management of lymphedema. Dr. McIntosh is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group.

Honors & Awards

2020, 2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2018: New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor

2017: Jersey Choice Top Doctors, New Jersey Monthly

Girl Scout Women of Excellence Award

Susan G. Komen, Pink Tie Ball Honoree Commitment to Care Award

BVMI Community Service Award

Zontas Club of Bergen County Outstanding Contribution in area of Breast Cancer Services

Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative: Community Service Award

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Professional Memberships

American Society of Breast Surgeons

Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group

Committees and Leadership Positions

Chief, Breast Surgery

Global Health and Community Health Activities

Gilda's Club of Bergen County

Tennis for Life

Sisters Network, Breast Cancer in African American Women

Cancer Center Conference EHMC DCIS

Cancer Support Group Community Baptist Church

Education & Degrees

MD: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine


St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center


Faulkner Hospital: Diseases of the Breast

Certifications & Distinctions

  • General Surgery (American Board of Surgery)

Reviews & Ratings

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Recent comments

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5.0 July 2024

"Dr. McIntosh is a kind, caring physician and a superb surgeon"

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5.0 July 2024

"It was exceptional"

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5.0 June 2024

"Doctor McIntosh was great!"

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5.0 April 2024

"Treated with respect"

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5.0 April 2024

"DR. McIntosh always listens to my questions and concerns. She is able to give me suggestions of who I can go to relieve my anxiety regarding lymphatic drainage and to improve my treatments."

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5.0 March 2024

"The doctor and her assistant (nurse practitioner) provided excellent service in that they explained everything thoroughly."

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5.0 March 2024

"Very excellent service"

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5.0 March 2024

"I have & will continue to recommend Dr McIntosh to my friends who require an experienced, kind, surgeon to handle a life changing event like breast cancer. Pat & Georgette are such an asset to the office making everyone feel respected & cared for."

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5.0 March 2024

"Dr V McIntosh is a wonderful, caring, sympathetic, thoughtful and very knowledgeable surgeon. I love her. I wish all doctors are like her."

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5.0 February 2024