Dr. Joao Lopes, MD

Dr. Joao Lopes, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Joao Lopes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, NJ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

155 Morris Ave Ste 204

Springfield, NJ 07081

Contact Information

(973) 232-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 86% of peers
more than 80% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 65% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Easton Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Surgeon, 2009
  • Top Surgeon, 2011
  • Top Surgeon, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Lopes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lopes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopes to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lopes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Lopes performed surgery on my husband. At the initial consultation we both were grateful for having been referred to Dr Lopes. He did not rush us but rather gave us unlimited appointment time and explained the procedure in terms we could understand and answered all of our questions and concerns....more
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I had my gallbladder removed a few weeks ago and I have to say the best part of this process was Dr. Lopes. First, he came HIGHLY recommended by my primary, 2nd, the office was very easy to get to, 3rd he took the time to explain (and draw) what was going to happen, 4th the actual surgery was...more
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