Dr. Joel S. Nizin, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

Colon Rectal Surgeons Of North Jersey 85 Harristown Rd Ste 105, Glen Rock, NJ 07452 Get Directions

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nizin to family and friends
4.7
based on 23 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Nizin
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (23)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (23)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (23)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Nizin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes (21)
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in Glen Rock, NJ |
Dr. Nizin was the goods. I hate colonoscopies, but he made it very manageable. A true professional!!
in Rutherford |
He is Simply the Best. That's all I can Say. The Best. I never found any doctor as compassionate as Dr. Nizin. It was love at first sight. I was so convinced by him that I did not even take any second opinion as so many of my friends and family insisted I do. And I did not regret my decision. Thank You very much.
in Rockaway, NJ |
Dr. Nizin is the greatest doctor I ever seen. Hes extreme knowledge in the profession is impressive and priceless. His hands are doing miracles and saving life of many people.
in Valley Cottage, NY |
Attentive, accessible and highly educated and experienced in his field. Dr. Nizin comes highly recommended by nurses and doctors that work with him. They are also his patients. That's how we found out about him, through their recommendations.
in Ramsey, NJ |
He is by far the best. I even have had a colonoscopy without sedation. Best of the best. Not in my plan and I don't care, going to him anyway.
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Howard University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Amherst College

    Graduated in 1974

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

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

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Nizin

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
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Dr. Nizin's Care Philosophy

I spend time with each patient to explain their disease process and then explore the possible solutions