Dr. Craig R Saunders, MD



Thoracic Surgery     -  New Jersey,  Newark

 Overview

Dr. Craig R Saunders, MD works in Newark, New Jersey is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery and graduated Cleveland Clinic in 1980. Dr. Saunders is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, The Queens Medical Center and practicing for 48 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Endocarditis
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Memory Disorders
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pneumonia
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Wrist Cyst

 Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 48

 State License

  • New Jersey

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospitals


Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH, USA

Year completed: 1980

Medical School


Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, United States

Graduated: 1970

Internship Hospital


Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center

San Antonio, TX, USA

Year completed: 1971

 Awards

1   AMA
2   AHA
3   ACS
4   STS
5   WTSS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Newark Beth Israel Medical Center THS

201 Lyons Avenue Suite G5
New Jersey (NJ)
Newark,
7112

  (973) 926-7747
Office Volume:    80 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Newark Beth Israel Medical Center THS, 201 Lyons Avenue Suite G5, Newark, New Jersey (NJ), 7112




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Direct Access
  • Emblem Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Freedom Plan
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
  • Local Value Network HMO
  • Local Value Network HMO+
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Oxford Liberty
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • QualCare
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regional Pref Network EPO
  • Regional Pref Network HMO
  • Regional Pref Network HMO+
  • Regional Pref Network POS+
  • Regional Pref Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


Cleveland Clinic photo


Cleveland Clinic

9500 Euclid Avenue Ohio OH, Cleveland, 44195

Cleveland Clinic is a hospital located in Cleveland, OH. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 7 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 8 of 14 procedures.






Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Road New Jersey NJ, Livingston, 7039

About The Medical Center Founded in 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center is New Jersey's oldest and largest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital, and among the busiest facilities in New Jersey. Saint Barnabas blends the essential elements of community service with advanced medical and surgical specialt...


 (973) 322-5000


The Queens Medical Center photo


The Queens Medical Center

1301 Punchbowl Street Hawaii HI, Honolulu, 96813

The Queens Medical Center is a hospital located in Honolulu, HI. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 11 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 13 of 14 procedures.




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