Dr. Hans Schmidt, MD

Dr. Hans Schmidt, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hans Schmidt, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Umdnj-The University Hospital in 1991 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

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81 E State Rt 4 Ste 401

Paramus, NJ 07652
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Weight Loss


  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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.


  • The Pennsylvania State University-Altoona Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • The Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Umdnj-The University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Umdnj-The University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Umdnj-The University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Resident Award - Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, 1997
  • New Jersey Top Doctors, Bariatric Surgery - New Jersey Monthly, 2007, 2008
  • First Prize Winner New Jersey Chapter of the American College Surgeons, 1995
  • New York's Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons - New York Magazine, 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmidt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Schmidt is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmidt to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schmidt's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Jersey City, NJ |
Dr Hans schmidt is a genius. Words can't describe how intelligent this man is. He saved my life I would recommend him to anyone. I can't complain about weight loss so far I'm dropping weight at the gym burning 500 cal a day. Thank you Dr schmidt. I will have other patients to come and see u
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in Nutley, NJ |
Loved working with Dr Schmidt to achieve my journey to lose weight through a gastric sleeve. He was extremely knowledgeable, informative and caring. He gave me a confidence level that made me know I made the right decision for me. The surgery was performed in January 2016 and it has been the best...more
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in Union City, NJ |
he did my surgery the first time... did not work out well...I got very sick.
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in Nj |
Top notch surgeon!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schmidt accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schmidt has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Barnabas Health Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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