Dr. Howard Berger, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 71

Dr. Berger
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Howard M Berger MD

147 Route 37 W Toms River, NJ 08755

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Dr. Howard Berger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Toms River, NJ and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with Community Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Berger to book an appointment.

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Totally rude man ,he totally botched my mothers ankle after a melonoma surgery ,she had to go to a plastic surgeon to get a skin graft ,that required ANOTHER surgery ,by another surgeon ,not him I might add and it tooks months and months to properly heal ! my advice ,find someone else
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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NJ, NJ – Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Berger is an excellent doctor. He is extremely knowledgeable and caring. I highly recommend him.
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Apr 16, 2019
Dr Berger is very caring and takes whatever time is needed to throughly explain all procedures and surgeries. He always points out Pro's and Con's. His staff is the greatest. All calls are always returned in a timely manner. He is truly trustworthy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Peg in Lakewood – Mar 29, 2017
He left the ugliest scars and I've had numerous surgeries where you can't even tell I have scar, this Dr didn't care! His nurse is the most unprofessional nurse I've ever had to deal with! She is rude and sloppy writing out your Paperwork! She crosses out on disability paperwork like she is seeing if a pen writes! She is terrible and so is he! Perfect team!
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
16 people found this helpful
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Cindy in lakewood, nj – Jul 30, 2016

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Biography

Dr. Howard Berger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Toms River, NJ and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1980
St Lukes Hosp Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1976
St Lukes Hosp Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1975
New York Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Howard Berger, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Berger frequently treats Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open, Inguinal Hernia, and Anorectal Abscess. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Berger treats.

Where is Dr. Howard Berger, MD's office located?

Dr. Berger's office is located at 147 Route 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08755. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Berger's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Berger performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berger treats Inguinal Hernia more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Berger treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Anorectal Abscess
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Dr. Berger treats Anorectal Abscess more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Berger treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess

Dr. Berger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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(732) 505-9227

Dr. Berger accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Howard M Berger MD

Howard M Berger MD147 Route 37 W Toms River, NJ 08755
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