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Donato A Colavita MD

Donato A. Colavita, MD

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Languages Spoken English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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    QUALIFICATIONS General Surgeon in private practice for 28 years in Essex County, N.J. Established a successful practice in metropolitan area encompassing both urban and suburban populations; started and implemented laser and laparoscopic surgery programs at St James Hospital, Newark, N.J.; had full surgical privileges, including, but not limited to, surgery of the intestinal tract, breast surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and hernia repair at St James Hospital and Columbus Hospital, Newark, N.J.; presently at St Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, N.J., Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, N.J. and St Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J.

    EDUCATION: 1985 – 1986: Chief Resident, General Surgery, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, N.J. 1981 – 1985: Resident, General Surgery, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, N.J. 1980 – 1981: Diplomate, Fifth Channel Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, N.J. 1976 – 1980: M.D. Degree, Universidad Central Del Este, Dominican Republic 1972 – 1976: B.A. Biology/Pre-med, Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J. Continuing Medical Education, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Physician’s Recognition Award

    EMPLOYMENT: 1986 – present: Private Practice, General Surgery, New Jersey License MA40963

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Current: The Practitioner’s Club of New Jersey Physicians Club of Essex County Essex County Medical Society, Trustee and First Vice President Medical Society of New Jersey Past: American Medical Association American College of Surgeons, Candidate Program Orange Mountain Medical Society

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  • Medical School

    Universidad Central Del Este, Dominican Republic, 1980


    Fifth Pathway in New Jersey, Jersey City Medical Center, NJ, USA, 1981


    Jersey City Medical Center, NJ, USA, 1986

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