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Cornelio Porras
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  • Pulmonology
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6 Brighton Road Pulmonology

6 Brighton Road
Clifton, NJ 07012
United States

Accepted Insurances

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  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Medical School

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


  • Biology, New York University, New York, NY


  • Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Pulmonary Medicine, Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

About Me

Cornelio J. Porras, MD, FACP, FCCP, specializes in pulmonary diseases. Dr. Porras's expertise includes asthma, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and smoking-related lung diseases such as emphysema.

A Former United States Army Major, Dr. Porras practiced in internal medicine at Watson Army Hospital at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He joined New Jersey Physicians in 1996.

Dr. Porras is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Chest Physicians. He is a recipient of the Army Meritorious Service Achievement Medal. He has also been featured in New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctors” listings.

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Porras enjoys spending time with his family, being outside, hiking, traveling, and playing golf.

English, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • St. Mary's Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2015