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We asked 24,708 New Jersey doctors to tell us which of their fellow practitioners they consider New Jersey’s best doctors. The result: Our 2018 Jersey Choice list of the state’s 1,077 Top Doctors, as chosen by their peers. View our Methodology, FAQs and Professional Advisory Board.

George P. Batsides, MD

About George P. Batsides

Double board-certified in general and thoracic surgery, Dr. George Batsides provides patients with exceptional outcomes thanks to his extensive clinical expertise involving high-risk cardiac procedures, complex aortic surgery, cardiogenic shock, implantation of short- and long-term ventricular devices, traditional open and re-operative procedures and minimally invasive valve procedures.

In practice for more than 20 years, Dr. Batsides serves as both chief of cardiac surgery and surgical director of mechanical circulatory support at Hackensack University Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Hospital. He is also an associate professor of surgery at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University.

A fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Batsides lectures worldwide on cardiogenic shock and diseases of the aorta and has published extensively in his field. Research projects he has worked on include topics such as minimally invasive valve surgery, re-operative surgery and treatment of aortic dissections.