Dr. Brian Fertig, MD

Dr. Brian Fertig, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian Fertig, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Piscataway, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Saint George`s University / School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read his story

20 Wills Way

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Contact Information

(732) 562-0027

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Fertig

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Gynecomastia
high
more than 84% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
more than 60% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Fertig'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Dr. Fertig's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fertig "Dr. Brian J. Fertig, MD is an endocrinologist in Piscataway, New Jersey. He is also a passionate writer, researcher, teacher and speaker. He is currently writing a book tentatively titled "Metabolism and the Future of Medicine". The book targets a moderately technical audience but seeks a broad range of reader including clinical physicians. From that book will be synthesized a shorter and easily understandable text for the general public. Dr. Fertig has consultation privileges with several area hospitals, including JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospitals in New Brunswick and Rahway, NJ. In practice for more than 20 years, Dr. Fertig is highly regarded for his expertise in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Fertig is president of the Diabetes and Osteoporosis Center of Central New Jersey, which he founded in 1995. He is also the Chairman of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at JFK Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center. Brian Fertig has always been a leader in his field. He served as a fourth-year administrative and teaching chief medical resident at Englewood Medical Center as a joint program with The Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City, and served there as a Clinical Instructor. During that time, he earned the Chief Resident Award, and the longstanding co-chairman of the Department of Medicine at Englewood Medical Center wrote that Dr. Fertig was one of the best chief medical residents in recent memory. Dr. Brian Fertig has enjoyed the privilege of working with world-renowned mentors and experts in metabolic bone disease, neuroendocrinology, thyroid disorders, and pituitary diseases."

More

Read More

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fertig "Dr. Brian J. Fertig places special emphasis on using an interdisciplinary approach to biological problem solving in clinical medicine. Dr. Fertig is a highly sought-after speaker on the local and national stage. He has delivered well over 100 lectures on diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism to his peer physicians and endocrinologists."
1

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
1

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
35

Conditions Treated

Less

Read Less
1

Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • Muhlenberg
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Saint George`s University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Seton Hall University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Englewood Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Elizabeth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fertig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fertig does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fertig and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fertig's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fertig to family and friends
2.9
based on 21 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Fertig's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He seems like a good Dr, but, not worth a 4 hour wait. The nurse told me everyone waits 3-4 hours to see him. 2 people were actually snoring in the waiting room. When I told him I don’t have 4 hours to wait to see him he laughed and said take the day off from work! Is he kidding? He may be a very...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Piscataway, NJ
By far - the worst run office in any medical profession I have ever been to. The normal wait time is 3 hours. The rooms need to be painted and the exam chairs are ripped up. The staff is rude. Put some money back into the office. Will NEVER goback again. Dr Fertig is very nice but the other dr...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Newton, NJ
Dr Fertig takes the time to ask you all that he needs to instead of processing you and pushing you out the door. The result? My insulin resistance and my cystic ovarian syndrome have been completely reversed and I have been free from meds for 10 years now. At times the wait was 3 or more hours. ...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Piscataway, NJ
You never get to see Dr. Fertig, and he kept pushing his books or whatever. The wait is totally unacceptable. 3 hours....REALLY? I went one last time to get my prescriptions refilled, and am going to find a different Dr. The staff sucks.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Dr.Fertig is never around and Dr. Hassan is not bad either. The doctors consult was decent, but the wait ! Ahh, the staff is not courteous to patient's and lazy. They don't have a particular format on who goes next to meet the doctor, I feel it's random. I waited for 2 and half hours and patients...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this

Are you Dr. Fertig?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(38)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(51)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(62)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(10)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(13)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(17)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(30)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(32)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(30)
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
(27)