Christos Stavropoulos, MD

  • Thoracic Surgery

Every patient under my care becomes family. I believe we are bound by a higher calling and I cherish the opportunity to play my role, however large or small, in helping patients overcome any thoracic ailment.

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Related Services

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Thoracic Surgery


  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (RATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Conditions Treated

  • Cardiac Tumor

Locations &


Thoracic Surgery at Englewood


350 Engle Street 6th Floor, Suite 6586, Berrie Center Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-608-2144
Fax: 201-568-9159
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thoracic Surgery at Jersey City


2 Journal Square Plaza 2nd Floor, Medical Suites Jersey City, NJ 07306

Phone: 201-963-7000
Fax: 201-963-8331


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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


  • 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)

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


  • 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 NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage


About Christos Stavropoulos

Dr. Stavropoulos is director of thoracic oncology at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and chief of thoracic surgery at Englewood Health. He is board certified in thoracic surgery and in general surgery. His primary clinical interests are chest, mediastinal, and esophageal diseases, with a particular interest in the management of pulmonary nodules. Dr. Stavropoulos completed a general surgery residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital (New York Medical College), in Manhattan, followed by a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital (Drexel University College of Medicine), in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, and a co-author on numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Honors & Awards

2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctors 

America's Top Doctors

Professional Memberships

American Association for Thoracic Surgery

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Cardiac Surgeons

Committees and Leadership Positions

Director of Thoracic Oncology at Englewood Health Physician Network

Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Englewood Hospital

Global Health and Community Health Activities

Lung Cancer screening

Chronic Disease management

Covid-related health passport systems

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: St. George's University School of Medicine


St. Vincent's Hospital: General Surgery

Allegheny General Hospital: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (American Board of Thoracic Surgery)



Mitzman B, Stavropoulos CI, Caronia J, Mina B. Incidental Tracheal Diverticulum Discovered Thirty Years After Tracheo-esophageal Fistula Repair. J Bronchol and Intervent Pulmonol 2015; 22(1):73-75.

John M, Razi S, Sainathan S, Stavropoulos CI. Is the trocar technique for tube thoracostomy safe in the current era? Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2014;19(1):125-8.

John M, Razi S, Sainathan S, Stavropoulos CI. Wedge Resection is Equivalent to Lobectomy for T1a Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database Analysis. J Surg Res 2015;pii:S0022-4804(15)00883-5.