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Margarita Camacho MD

Margarita Camacho, MD

  • Surgery-Bloodless | Surgery-Thoracic & Cardiac | Transplantation
Languages Spoken English
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    Bio

    Dr. Margarita Camacho, Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program

    Prior to joining Newark Beth Israel in 2005 as the surgical director of our cardiac transplant and mechanical assist device program, Dr. Camacho served as Clinical Associate at the Cleveland Clinic where she received the Charles Bryan award for clinical excellence. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY and completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 2012 she was honored by The Executive Women of New Jersey, and received the 2014 Healthcare Professional of the Year Award from the New Jersey Hospital Association. She is President of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Medical Women's Association, Vice President-elect of the New Jersey Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and has been named several times to Castle Connolly's Top Doctors lists. She lectures nationally, including to Washington D.C., policy makers. Dr. Camacho is past chair of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Workforce on End-stage Cardiopulmonary Disease and past President of the Society of Women in Thoracic Surgery. She has authored numerous research articles, book chapters and surgical manuals.

    Clinical Expertise

    Surgery-Bloodless, Surgery-Cardiac, Surgery-Cardiothoracic, Surgery-Cardiovascular, Surgery-Cardiovascular/Thoracic, Surgery-Thoracic

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Americhoice
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • First Health Network
    • Health Net
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • National Provider Network
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Qualcare
    • United Health Care
    • Wellchoice
    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna US Health Care, Americhoice, Amerigroup, Amerihealth, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Cigna Healthcare, Consumer Health Network, Empire Healthchoice, First Health Network, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Managed Care, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Magnacare/Magnet, Medicare, Multiplan, National Provider Network, Oxford Health Plans, Qualcare, United Health Care, Wellchoice, Health Net