Dr. James McGinty Jr, MD

Dr. James McGinty Jr, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. James McGinty Jr, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Englewood, NJ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

97 Engle St

Englewood, NJ 07631

Contact Information

(201) 608-2848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Stomach Surgery
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more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 94% of peers

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Dr. McGinty Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McGinty Jr "Dr. McGinty is the Chief of Surgery and Surgical Services at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, NJ. Prior to starting this role, Dr. McGinty served as the Vice Chairman of Surgery and the Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West Hospitals, where he practiced as a board certified general surgeon for 14 years. He is a "Top Doctor" in the NY Metro Area for the past 5 consecutive years and has published extensively on his research in weight loss and hernia surgeries. He has won multiple teaching awards and was the surgical residency program director for 10 years at Mount Sinai West. Raised on the Jersey Shore and presently a longtime resident of Bergen County, NJ, Dr. McGinty is thrilled to serve his local and regional community."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McGinty Jr "My patients are the most important component of our health care team. I take time to listen to their problems and expectations, formulate a plan with them, and educate them about how that plan will affect them and their families. As a surgeon, it is a great privilege to have a patient place their trust in you. To the best of my ability, I approach a patient's care with expert knowledge, humility and integrity."

7  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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66  Procedures

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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.


  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGinty Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James McGinty Jr, MD
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I went to Dr. McGinty for a hernia repair, surgery was June of 2018. After an 8 hour surgery I was told the hernia was larger than expected and they had to reconstruct my abdomen wall - abdominal wall reconstruction. Fast forward three months and my abdomen wall is completely wide open again. Dr....Read More
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I love Dr. McGinty. Great bedside manners and the perfect surgeon.
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Dr. McGinty takes the time to listen, explain treatment options and answer questions. My surgery went smoothly and I went home in 1 day. Great follow-up care.
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Unfortunately, I would not recommend Dr.Mcginty due to his office. I went there for a consultation and the staff gave me the incorrect address. I had to waste money taking a cab. When I got there they had me sitting waiting for 2 hours, I had to go back to work. Never got a chance to see him. I...Read More
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I have been under Dr. McGinty's care for about 9 years. I have found him to be very professional,compassionate and a very good listener. He is very knowledgeable and I have recommended him to people.
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