Thomas R. Bernik, MD

  • Vascular Surgery

The biggest thing we can do for the care of patients who are really sick is maintain our focus on quality, quality, quality. I have always embraced a strong personal and professional ethic for patient care, wellness and illness. It is a honor to participate and lead globally acknowledged academics and research, to which I am personally and professionally committed. The Englewood Hospital multispecialty team approach enables my staff and colleagues to deliver the best comprehensive care of my career.

Languages Spoken

  • Slovenian
  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Vascular Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Limb Salvage


  • Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Surgery, Abdominal
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Access
  • Peripheral Abdominal Artery Angiography
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty and Stent Placement
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Port Placement for Infusion
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • TCAR
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR)
  • Vascular Stent Placement
  • Wound Care

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm, Visceral
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Aortic Disease
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Dissection, Abdominal
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
  • Arterial/Venous Occlusions
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Charcot Foot
  • Claudication
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Dialysis Access
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Spider Veins
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vein Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thrombosis

Locations &


  • Vascular Surgery

    350 Engle Street 2 East Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3689
    Fax: 201-541-2965

  • Wound Healing Center

    350 Engle Street 3 East Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3361
    Fax: 201-894-1392


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


  • Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup Medicaid


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health


  • CoreSource


  • CCN


  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth National
  • 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
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • Traditional
  • Horizon PPO
  • Horizon HMO

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR


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

United Healthcare Community and State

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


  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


About Thomas R. Bernik

Thomas Bernik, MD, is chief of vascular surgery and oversees the leadership of the Wound Healing Center and the Non-Invasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratory at Englewood Hospital. He is board certified in general and vascular surgery and specializes in complex open and minimally invasive surgery to treat disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intracranial vessels or the heart. Dr. Bernik’s research has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed publications and he has lectured and presented nationally and regionally on vascular surgery topics.

View Dr. Bernik's CV [PDF]

Honors & Awards

  • 2020-2018, 2016: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2020-2016: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area
  • 2019, 2015-2012: New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • 2019, 2018: (201) Magazine Bergen's Top Doctors
  • 2019-2017: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2018: New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors
  • 2018, 2017: New Jersey Choice Top Doctors
  • 2016-2002: New York Super Doctors


  • 2017: Gore Fellows Fund for Research and Development 
  • 2013: New York Society for Vascular Surgery Research Grant: The Use of Fluorescence Angiography in Evaluating Revascularization in patients with Critical Leg Ischemia

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery
  • New York Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Eastern Vascular Society
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists
  • International Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • New York Surgical Society
  • New Jersey Vascular Surgery Society

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Chief, Vascular Surgery
  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) Principal Investigator, Englewood Health
  • 2016 Chair, Plenary Session: Global Wound Care Congress 2016. San Antonio, Texas. Sept 12-13

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: George Washington University


St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center


  • Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester
  • North Shore University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery



  • Melissa Montoya, BA, MBS, Bradley Gaddis, MD, Phillip Bahramipour, MD, Herbert Dardik, MD, FACS, Thomas R. Bernik, MD, FACS “Aberrant splenic artery complicated by aneurysm during pregnancy.” Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques.
  • Jack T. Bernik BS, Melissa Montoya, BA, MBS, Herbert Dardik, MD, FACS, Thomas R. Bernik, MD, FACS. “Ulnar artery aneurysm and hypothenar hammer syndrome.” Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques. Nov 2017.
  • Brian M. Leoce BS, Jack T. Bernik BS, Anjoli Gupta MD, Herbert Dardik MD FACS, Thomas R. Bernik MD, FACS. "True aneurysm of the anterior tibial artery," Annals of Vascular Surgery. April 2018.
  • Brian M. Leoce BS, Herbert Dardik MD FACS, Thomas R. Bernik MD, FACS. "Endovascular rescue of long-term vascular graft implants and need for continuous surveillance" Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques. Oct 2017.
  • Brian M. Leoce, Herbert Dardik MD FACS, Mahesh Bikkina, MD FACC, Thomas R. Bernik MD, FACS. “Atypical Infrarenal Aortic Coarctation.” Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques. Cover Image. May 2017.
  • William Beckerman, Thomas Bernik, Shirley Xing, Herbert Dardik. “Symptomatic giant carotid artery aneurysm.” Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques. Cover Image. Nov 2016.
    David Peckman, Joseph Sabat, Thomas Bernik, Simon Eiref. Capillary lactate and critical limb ischemia. Abstract: Journal of Vascular Surgery. 64, 3, September 2016.
  • Sam Tyagi, Joseph Sabat, Shinichi Fukuharaa, Behzad Farivara, Alexander Kagenb, Thomas Bernik. “Hybrid endovascular and open surgical approach to a chronic, traumatic arteriovenous fistula.” International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. Jan 16, 2016.
  • Joseph Sabat, Samuel Tyagi, Anna Srouji, David Pechman, Anjuli M. Gupta, David Lucido, Robert Grossi, Thomas Bernik. IP123. Prophylactic Negative-Pressure Therapy for Femoral Incision in Vascular Surgery: Preliminary Results of a Prospective, Randomized Trial. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 63, Issue 6, p94S–95S June 2016.
  • Fukuhara S, Clarke-Pearson E, Tyagi S, Bernik T. “Endovascular Stent Graft Repair of Thoracic Aortic Mural Thrombus in a Patient with Polycythemia Vera: A Word of Caution.” Vascular. 2015 Feb;23(1):89-92
  • Tyagi S, Sabat J, Bernik TR. Evaluation of Revascularization Using Indocycanine Green Fluorescence Angiography. Journal of Vascular Surgery Vol 60, Issue 3, page 819-820 Sept 2014

For a full listing of Dr. Bernik's publications, visit