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Margarita Camacho MD

Margarita Camacho MD

Primary Specialties
  • Surgery-Bloodless
  • Surgery-Cardiac
  • Surgery-Cardiothoracic
  • Surgery-Cardiovascular
  • Surgery-Cardiovascular/Thoracic
  • Surgery-Thoracic
  • Transplantation
  • Affiliations
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    201 Lyons Avenue
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Newark, NJ 07112
    (973) 923-4635

    Physician Information

    Margarita Camacho, MD, Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Assist Devices, joined the Barnabas Health Heart Centers from North Shore University Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center where she served as Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program and Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program. Dr. Camacho received her medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. She completed fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and served as a clinical associate at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery program where she specialized in transplantion and mechanical assist devices.

    Board certified in thoracic surgery, she is president of the Society of Women in Thoracic Surgery, a fellow of the America College of Surgeons, and a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and the Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Camacho is also a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and serves on its workforce on end-stage cardiopulmonary disease.

    Dr. Camacho is the author of many journal articles, book chapters and surgical manuals. She has served as the principal investigator of several clinical research trials involving treatment of heart disease, including four current device trials.

    Accepted Health Plans

    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
    • 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