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
  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Hemodialysis Access Procedures
  • Peripheral Abdominal Artery Angiography
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery 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
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Spider Veins
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vein Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thrombosis

Locations &


Vascular Surgery at Englewood


350 Engle Street 2 East Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-3689
Fax: 201-541-2965
Monday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Wound Care at Englewood


350 Engle Street 3 East Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-3361
Fax: 201-894-1392


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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
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • 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

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • 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 Thomas 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.

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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: Endovascular/Interventional

North Shore University Hospital: Vascular Surgery

Certifications & Distinctions

  • General Surgery (American Board of Surgery)
  • Vascular Surgery (American Board of 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