Dr. Alexander Onopchenko, MD

Dr. Alexander Onopchenko, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Alexander Onopchenko, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Egg Harbor Township, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1984 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

2500 English Creek Ave Ste 222

Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Contact Information

(609) 407-2332

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Onopchenko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onopchenko treats Obesity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Onopchenko treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onopchenko performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Onopchenko performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onopchenko performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Onopchenko performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Onopchenko's conditions and procedures:

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Switch
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrotomy
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Obesity
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I treat morbid obesity as a disease process and have founded a center of excellence in which we use a team approach to comprehensively treat and support individuals sufferring from this epidemic health problem.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
UMDNJ
Residency Hospital
1984
Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1989
1984

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ASMBS/ SRC Center of Excellence Surgeon, 2005

Media & Publications

  • Radiological Diagnosis of Internal Hernia Following Laparoscopic Proximal Roux En Y Gastric Bypass, May 2005
  • Are postoperative doses of prophylactic antibiotics necessary in laparocopic bariatric surgery?, Sept. 2008
  • The Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a Community Hospt, 1992

Dr. Onopchenko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Onopchenko

4.1

Based on 34 reviews

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Dr. O is an excellent doctor. He is thorough and detailed. I would say a very analytical thinker as well. However, if you want a doctor who will lie to you and tell you everything is rainbows and sunshine when it’s not, he is not for you. Dr. O, understandably, takes great pride in his work so when...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr. O for many years & you will not find a more patient, caring,genuine doctor anywhere else. He takes the time to know you and will listen & welcome your input on what's best for you & that alone makes him the top doc to me.
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I have recently undergone Gastric Sleeve surgery with Dr. O. He is my hero. His program is extremely detailed and easy to follow as long as you follow it. Dr. O is a no nonsense Dr though- he will tell you how it is. I chose to follow the program by the book. My surgery date came, I was home...Read More
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Dr. O is a caring and compassionate surgeon witha good sense of humor. He makes you feel at ease at your office visits and answers all of your questions to your satifaction in easy to understand language. While in the hospital after surgery he checks up on you everyday and makes sure you are...Read More
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I had gastric sleeve done several months ago by Dr.O. His job is to assess you for surgery, provide you the tools you need to succeed, this should be a positive experience. Instead he will berate you because you are obese, he already knows you have lower self esteem and NEED this surgery. If you...Read More
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Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
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