Dr. Charles Accurso, MD

Dr. Charles Accurso, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(138)
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Dr. Charles Accurso, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Hillsborough, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

511 Courtyard Dr

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Contact Information

(908) 218-9222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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See how frequently Dr. Accurso performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Indigestion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Accurso's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Accurso "Dr. Charles Accurso is the Medical Director of Digestive HealthCare Center and the Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgery Center. He is the founder of both organizations, which are focused on providing quality based, cost conscious, premier, diagnostic and therapeutic services for digestive disorders in a convenient location for the community. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. After attending Seton Hall University, Dr. Accurso completed his medical degree at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and finished his internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the same institution. He trained additionally in therapeutic endoscopy in Denmark. He started Digestive HealthCare Center in 1989, and has been an attending physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, Somerville since that time. There, he was a past Chairman of Medicine and has served on numerous leadership committees including the executive committee and several hospital board committees. Dr. Accurso is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is also a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Gastroenterology Association. He has 30 years of experience treating patients in the community and has been recognized continuously for the past 12 years as a peer-selected Castle Connolly Top Doctor in New Jersey and in the New York metropolitan area. He has also been recognized as a Top Doctor multiple times in Inside Jersey magazine. He is a leading national figure in the process of changing healthcare to document and improve quality for patients and decrease healthcare costs. He developed the first "bundled" colonoscopy program in New Jersey, and has lectured nationally on this topic. Dr. Accurso was born in Italy and emigrated with his parents to the U.S. in 1968. Working in his father's bakery as a young man gave him the opportunity to learn the value of providing "superior service". He has been married for over 30 years to his wife, Monica. They have two daughters and live in central New Jersey. He enjoys practicing gastroenterology, playing golf, reading, sailing and traveling."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Accurso "Dr. Accurso uses the latest cutting edge technology within a GI practice that delivers concierge like service to his patients."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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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

  • Seton Hall University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • New Jersey Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New Jersey Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New Jersey Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Registry of Outstanding Physicians, Lifetime A
  • America's Top Physicians - Gastroenterology, Year since
  • "Top Doctor of the New York Metro Area, Yearly sin
  • Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Accurso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Accurso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Accurso to family and friends
4.9
based on 138 total reviews (54 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (138)

  • 5
    (126)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Accurso's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (54)

Attentive to my needs; professional
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in Califon, NJ
I have found Dr. Accurso to be not only an excellent physician, he is also a caring person who is in tune with his patients needs and concerns. I had two colonoscopies done over a decade apart performed by him and as long as he is still practicing when I need my next procedure, I would not go to...more
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in Bridgewater, NJ
Excellent bedside manner. He made me feel at ease before and after my procedure. Not to mention a vast working knowledge of his field.
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in Skillman, NJ
Dr Accurso was referred to me by my Internist, of whom I respect his opinion. I visited Dr Accurso over six years ago for my first of three colonoscopies. His office staff was very accommodating and efficient for scheduling appointments, and Dr Accurso himself and his professional staff prior to...more
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in Martinsville
I have gone to him for many years and would highly recommend him.
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