Michael Benz, MD

Michael Benz, MD

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

As a physician,the delivery of care and service to the best of my ability is what I proudly offer to my patients. No compromise.

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women and Heart Disease

Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardioversion
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Directional/Rotational Atherectomy
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Holter/Ambulatory Monitoring
  • Mitral Clip
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up
  • PCI
  • Percutaneous Repair of Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)/Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Pharmacological Stress Testing
  • TAVR
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Palpitations
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Syncope (Fainting)

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Englewood Health Physician Network Advanced Cardiac Care

    142 Palisade Avenue Suite 215 Jersey City, NJ 07306

    Main: 201-222-1170
    Fax: 201-222-1159

    Tuesday
    12:30 PM
    -
    5:30 PM
    Wednesday
    12:30 PM
    -
    5:30 PM
    Friday
    12:30 PM
    -
    5:30 PM

Insurance

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

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

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

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • 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 Access Network
  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • 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

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • 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

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

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

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Michael Benz

Dr. Benz is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology, with additional certifications as a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI) and registered vascular technologist (RVT). His primary clinical interests are coronary, structural heart, and peripheral vascular interventions. Dr. Benz received his medical degree from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India. He did his internal medicine residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship at New Jersey Medical School (now Rutgers New Jersey Medical School), where he was chief medical resident and chief cardiology fellow. He did an interventional cardiology fellowship at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York and advanced structural heart and endovascular interventional training at Prairie Heart Institute, in Springfield, IL, and at the German Heart Centre, in Munich, Germany. Dr. Benz is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society for Vascular Medicine.

Honors & Awards

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Professional Memberships

American Society of Echocardiography

Society for Vascular Medicine

Global Health and Community Health Activities

2016: Joined medical mission "Operasyon Puso" held at Phil Heart Center in Manila Philippines. Free complex coronary interventions  performed to indigent patients with coronary artery disease.

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MBBS: Osmania Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences   

Residency

University Hospital,  Rutgers University

Fellowship

University Hospital,  Rutgers University, Cardiovascular Disease

St. Vincent's Hospital, Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Other Certifications

  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)