Molly Schultheis, MD

Molly Schultheis, MD

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

First and foremost, I truly care about my patients. Compassion is my greatest attribute. It is my mission to provide our patients with exceptional care in the field of cardiac surgery. I have been fortunate to experience a wide breadth of complex diseases and difficult cases in my training. I am thrilled to bring my expertise to the extraordinary cardiovascular team at Englewood Health.

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Arch Surgery
  • Aortic Dissection Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
  • CABG
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Valve Replacement
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Coronary Revascularization
  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • MAZE Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • TAVR
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Therapy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Myxoma
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    350 Engle Street 5th Floor Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3636
    Fax: 201-541-2188

    Monday
    1:00 PM
    -
    4:00 PM
    Tuesday
    1:00 PM
    -
    4:00 PM
    Wednesday
    1:00 PM
    -
    4:00 PM
    Thursday
    1:00 PM
    -
    4:00 PM
    Friday
    1:00 PM
    -
    4:00 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 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 Molly Schultheis

Dr. Schultheis is a cardiothoracic surgeon. She is board certified in general surgery and board eligible in cardiothoracic surgery. Her clinical interests include aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease, endocarditis, heart valve disease and arrhythmias. Dr. Schultheis received her MD from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She completed a general surgery residency at RWJBarnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center, followed by a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at RWJBarnabas Health, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She is a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and Women in Thoracic Surgery.

Professional Memberships

International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Women in Thoracic Surgery

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: St. George's University School of Medicine

Residency

Monmouth Medical Center, General Surgery

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Publications

Publications

Goldfarb, M.A. & Protyniak, Schultheis, M. Hostile abdomen index risk stratification and laparoscopic complications. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. JSLS. 2014 Jan-Mar;18(1):14-9.

Chiapaikeo D, Schultheis M, Protyniak B, Pearce P, Borao FJ, Binenbaum SJ. Analysis of reoperations after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. JSLS 2014 Oct;18(4)

Samdani T, Schultheis M, Stadler Z, Shia J, Fancher T, Misholy J, Weiser MR, Nash GM. Lymph node yield after colectomy for cancer: is absence of mismatch repair a factor? Dis Colon Rectum. 2015 Mar;58(3):288-93.

Saadat S, Schultheis M, Azzolini A, Romero J, Dombrovskiy V, Odroniec K, Scholz P, Lemaire A, Batsides G, Lee L. (2015). Femoral cannulation: A safe vascular access option for cardiopulmonary bypass in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2015 Jun 1.

Saadat Molly Schultheis, Siavash. (2015). Delayedsternal closure in cardiac surgery. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Cardiology. 2015 Jun, 6:6:375.

Schultheis M, Saadat S, Fenchu K, Kanduri J, Romero J, Dombrovskiy V, Ghaly A, Lemaire A, Batsides G, Rahimi S, Lee L. Is carotid revascularization necessary before cardiac surgery? Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 23

Okoh Alexis, Chan O, Schultheis, M, Fugar S, Kang N, Kaplon S, Karanam R, Russo M, Zucker M, Camacho M. Racial disparities and outcomes after left ventricular assist device Implantation as bridge to transplantation or destination therapy. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Jun;14(3):236-242.

Okoh A, Yanagida R, Schultheis M, Chaudari S, Fugar S, Nnaoma C, Chan O, Zucker MJ, Karanam R, Russo MJ, Camacho M. Impact of baseline mitral regurgitation on postoperative outcomes after left ventricular device implantation as a destination therapy. Transplant Proc. 2019 Apr;51(3):859-864.

Schultheis M., Camacho M. (2019) Matching Donor to Recipient. In: Bogar L., Mountis M. (eds) Contemporary Heart Transplantation. Organ and Tissue Transplantation. Springer, Cham. DO: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33280-2_9-1