Dr. Alexander Onopchenko, MD

Dr. Alexander Onopchenko, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Onopchenko performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
high
more than 88% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 51% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 51% of peers

Dr. Onopchenko's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Onopchenko "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."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Onopchenko's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Onopchenko to family and friends
33 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Onopchenko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...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...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...more
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Great doctor with a great sense of humor who really cares. Some people may say he's rough, but the truth is he gets upset when you don't follow doctor's orders. He tells you these things to make sure you're int he best health and wants to to be as well as possible. This guy changed my life....saved...more
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