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  • Bio
    Holistic approach: Search for the root cause of medical issues and correct these, rather than only treating acute problems or crises. Try to prevent the crises. Strive for wellness. Mentor patients to control their health. 

    First trained physician in interventional endoscopy, New Jersey/ Director Clinical Gastroenterology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, through 1988 Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, St. Peter's Medical Center, University Hospital, through 2002 President Board of Directors Endosurgical Center, 1999-2018. 
    Clinical Interests

    Interventional endoscopy: ERCP, peg, Endoscopic Ultrasound. Bariatric Gastric Balloon. Nutritional intervention, Functional Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Age Management Medicine and Hormone Replacement Therapy.

  • Medical School

    New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

    Internship

    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

    Residency

    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

    Fellowship

    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

  • 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.

    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Health Plans of NJ
    • Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime
    • Amerigroup (Managed Medicaid Plan)
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem Health
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield NJ
    • Cigna
    • Coventry First Health
    • Emblem Health/GHI
    • Emblem Health/QualCare
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • GHI PPO
    • GHI through QualCare (only for patients where the Qualcare logo appears on ID card)
    • HealthNet Federal Health Services (TriCare-Champus)
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Omnia
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    • Magnacare
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan/Beechstreet/PHCS/Viant
    • Multiplan/PHCS
    • New Jersey Manufacturers through Horizon Casualty
    • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plan HMO
    • Oxford Health Plan PPO
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • QualCare Workers Comp
    • United Health Care
    • United Medicare Advantage Plan
    • United Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans (PFFS)
    • WellCare