Mark Connolly, MD

Mark Connolly, MD, FACS, FACC

Thoracic Surgery Paterson, NJ

Chairman Department of Surgery St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center

Office Address

  • 703 Main Street
    Department of Surgery
    Paterson, NJ 07503
    Phone: (973) 754-2460
    Fax: (973) 754-2462

Mark Connolly, MD, FACS, FACC

Thoracic Surgery Paterson, NJ

Chairman Department of Surgery St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery; Minimally invasive surgery; Adult cardiac surgery

Education & Training

  • Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals
  • Emory UniversityEmory University
  • New York University Medical Center
  • New York University Medical Center
  • NYU School of MedicineNYU School of Medicine
  • Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York
  • New York University Medical Center Bellevue Hospital
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • University of California

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License2002 - 2015
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryCardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
  • Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2009

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Efficacy of right ventricular unloading during right coronary artery occlusion in an experimental model.  Connolly MW, Lim KH, Rose DM, Grossi EA, Tan IP, Baumann FG, Jacobowitz IJ, Cunningham JN Jr, Surgery
  • Prevention of reperfusion injury of the ischemic spinal cord - use of recombinant superoxide dismutase.  Lim KH, Connolly MW, Rose DM, Seigman F, Jacobowitz IJ, Acinapura AJ, Cunningham JN Jr, Ann Thorac Surg
  • The time-response relationship of recombinant superoxide dismutase in the ischemic spinal cord syndrome.  Lim KH, Connolly MW, Rose DM, Jacobowitz IJ, Cunningham JN Jr, Surgical Forum XXXVII

Books/Book Chapters

  • Clopidogrel Use in Patients Requiring CABG. Chapter: Pharmacology in the Cath Lab 
    Connolly MW
    Editors: .Waksman & Ajani
  • Strategy for Treatment of Acute Evolving Myocardial Infarction With Pulsatile Left Heart Assist Device - Can This Modality Increase Survival and Enhance Myocardial Sa... Chapter: Critical Care Clinics, New Techniques in Mechanical Cardiac Support 
    Rose DM, Grossi EA, Laschinger JC, Connolly MW, Adams PX, Glassman E, Cunningham JN Jr
    Editors: Gregman D.WB Saunders
  • Technique and Results With a Roller Pump Left and Right Assist Device. Chapter: Assisted Circulation Page 787 - 790
    Rose DM, Connolly MW, Cunningham JN Jr., Spencer FC
    Editors: Unger F.
    Edition 3,


  • Surgical Revascularization is Under-Utilized in Patients with Single and Multivessel Disease. Connolly MW, American College of Cardiology CC Spotlight Series: ACCIS 2001, Physical Education, Boston
  • Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting: Results of First 300 Patients. Connolly MW, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 38th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Elimination of Sternotomy and Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) Reduce Mortality and Morbidity in Reoperative Coronary Bypass Grafting (CABG). Connolly MW, 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, New York, NY


  • A Sternotomy-sparing Multi-incision MIDCAB Approach to Redo CABG Patients Improves Hospital Mortality & Length of Stay. New York Society for Thoracic Surgery, New York, New York
  • Minimally-Invasive Cardiac Surgery: Medical and Nursing Perspectives. The New York State Nurses Association. Sponsored by American Heart Association, New York, NY
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: Update in New Frontiers. Minimally Invasive Surgery Grand Rounds, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY


  • International Live Operating Room OPCAB Demonstrations. Connolly MW
    China, Malaysia, Korea
  • Off-Pump Myocardial Revascularization and Endoscopic Vein Harvesting: Current Outcomes. Connolly MW
  • Endoscopic Radial Artery and Vein Harvesting. Connolly MW, Live Telesurgery from St
    Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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