Dr. Hans Schmidt, MD

Dr. Hans Schmidt, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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.

81 New Jersey 4 West Ste 401

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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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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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

3  Conditions Treated

16  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.


  • 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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Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmidt to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Schmidt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Schmidt did a great job on my uncle and family friend. It did not work out well for me. It's been 7 years and the stomach pain continues to get worse. I have dumping syndrome every few months and it takes longer and longer to recover.
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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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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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he did my surgery the first time... did not work out well...I got very sick.
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Top notch surgeon!
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