Ami Vaidya, MD

Ami Vaidya, MD

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

You live once, live it to your fullest and make each breath count. I believe better breathing is better living, For me practicing medicine is more than seeing patients. It is about forming long-term relationships supported by compassion, excellence, and devotion.

Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Other Areas of Practice

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Health
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Travel Medicine
  • Weight Management


  • Airway Management
  • Arterial Puncture
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy, Navigational
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Central Line Placement
  • Chest Tube Placement
  • Dialysis Catheter Insertion
  • Endobronchial Biopsy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Foreign Body Aspiration
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Physical Exams
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Small Bore Chest Tube Placement
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transbronchial Biopsy
  • Ventilator Management

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • COPD
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Emphysema
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Memory Problems
  • Mesothelioma
  • Neurogenic Shock
  • Obesity
  • Obstructive Shock
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Infectious Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Septic Shock
  • Shock
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tuberculosis

Locations &


  • Bergen Medical Alliance


    180 Engle Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-567-2050
    Fax: 201-568-8936

  • Englewood Health Physician Network - Cliffside Park


    695 Anderson Avenue Suite 2010 Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

    Main: 551-234-3040
    Fax: 551-234-3034

    1:00 PM
    5:00 PM



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 Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • CoreSource


  • CCN


  • 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
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

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)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • 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


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


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


  • Wellcare Ambetter
  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


About Ami Vaidya

Dr. Vaidya is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. Her clinical interests include chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and other pulmonary pathologies and procedures. Dr. Vaidya received her MD from Ross University School of Medicine, in Dominica, West Indies. She did an internal medicine residency, followed by a pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship, at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Vaidya is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi and conversational in Urdu.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care medicine

Education &

Education & Degrees

  • MD: Ross University School of Medicine


  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Critical Care Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)



  • Ami Vaidya MD, Hemal Mehta MD, Kumudha Ramasubhu MD, Jeremy Weingartein MD, MS, Ruth Minkin MD, et al. Impact of ventricular function in heart failure on outcomes in critically ill patients an acute respiratory failure, a retrospective analysis. Abstract submission for ground-breaking research presentation at ATS 2017; Washington D.C.
  • Ami Vaidya MD, Ruth Minkin MD, et al. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is safe and improves quality of life and functional status among patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH), a prospective study. Anticipated to be completed by March 2017.
  • Vaidya, Ami MD, Patel, Khusbhu MD, Keshava, Keerthana MD. ?Multicentric Castleman’s Disease?. Submitted for oral presentation at ?ATS conference 2017; ?Washington D.C.
  • Vaidya, Ami, MD. ?Patient with non-HPV Papilloma?. The Joint Cornell Pulmonary Case Conference, Oral Presentations. New York, New York. 08, May 2016
  • Vaidya, Ami MD, Tran, Lien-khuong MD, Sury, Kala MD. ?Cylical shortness of breath and chest pain due to catamenial pneumothorax?. Selected for presentation at New York Methodist hospital research day 2016; Brooklyn NY./li>
  • Vaidya, Ami MD, Saini, Parmeet MD, Taillon, Jordan MD, George, Lizziamma MD. ?Case of symptomatic Bochdalek hernia. ?Selected for oral poster presentation at ATS 2015; Denver, CO.
  • Vaidya, Ami MD, Bansal, Ruchi MD, Grosu, Horiana MD. ?Interesting case of nodular scarcoid?. Selected for an oral presentation at ATS 2014; San Diego CA.