Dr. Joao A. Lopes, MD

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Dr. Joao A. Lopes, MD

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Bariatric Surgery | Male

Advanced Surgical Assocs LLC 155 Morris Ave Ste 204, Springfield, NJ 07081 Get Directions
(973) 232-2300

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Dr. Lopes specializes in Bariatric Surgery and practices in Springfield, NJ. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lopes' Office & Staff
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Tumor
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Benign Peptic Ulcer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Enteritis
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Insulinoma
  • Intussusception
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malignant Peptic Ulcer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Rectosigmoid Neoplasm
  • Sigmoid Diverticulitis
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Weight Loss

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ross University, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Easton Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale University

    Completed in 2005

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Top Surgeon, 2009
    • Top Surgeon, 2011
    • Top Surgeon, 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lopes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lopes' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lopes

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients