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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alex Zapolanski is Good. Dr. Zapolanski has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alex Zapolanski, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Zapolanski graduated from Universidad De Buenos Aires. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
New Jersey
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Zapolanski has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 


  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Alex J Zapolanski MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Alex J. Zapolanski practice?
Dr. Alex Zapolanski has 2 office locations.
Dr. Alex Zapolanski practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Ridgewood, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Goshen, NY.
See Ridgewood Cardiothoracic Surgeons.