Dr. Julie Lorber, MD

Dr. Julie Lorber, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Julie Lorber, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Summit, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.Read her story

33 Overlook Rd Ste 306

Summit, NJ 07901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Lorber's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lorber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lorber "Dr. Julie Lorber is Board Certified by both the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American Board of Surgery. She received her medical degree from Medical College of Ohio, and she completed a general surgery residency and chief year at Boston Medical Center . Dr. Lorber completed her fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery through The Colon and Rectal of Orlando, an affiliate of Orlando Health, the University of Central Florida School of Medicine, and Florida State University School of Medicine . Dr. Lorber specializes in laparoscopic colon surgery for benign and malignant disease, hemorrhoids, anal physiology testing for chronic constipation, and fecal incontinence. She also specializes in anal rectal ultrasound, sphincter saving techniques for rectal cancer and surgery for inflammatory bowel disease. Dr Lorber teaches medical students and residents from St Georges Medical School, St Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston), Morristown Medical Center and Columbia University School of Medicine. Dr. Lorber is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lorber "I strive to make all patients feel comfortable, in what is often a difficult time for patients.  I do by  providing experience, honesty, and compassion, as well as, availability to the needs of patients."

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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 Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
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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.


  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Boston Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Boston Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Orlando Regional Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lorber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lorber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lorber to family and friends
43 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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  • 1

Dr. Lorber's 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 (5)

I had a bad experience with Dr. Lorber. Aside from her lack of compassion and bedside manner, Dr. Lorber misdiagnosed me. She was indignant when she read my gastroenterologist’s colonoscopy report which, according to her, indicated that I had untreated microscopic colitis. As a result of her...more
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Dr. Lorber is my new bff! I initalially felt uncomfortable discussing my hemorrhoid isssue with anyone but after meeting with her, she put all that anxieties to rest. She made me feel at ease and offered a solution to rid me of my issue. I am looking forward to have a better quality of life now...more
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Never wrote a review of a Dr. before but Dr. Lorber deserves 5 stars. Just one visit. She was thoughtful, discreet and very clear about her recommendation (and why). Definitely not quick to surgery option
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I did surgery with her almost all in one year ago and I'm still have problem and explain to her she don't care she want a charge me again to do another surgery so don't bother yourself to go to her find better doctor
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Dr. Lorber is simply amazing. She is super professional, kind, takes the time to explain things to you, listens carefully, and allows you to feel comfortable. She genuinely cares for her patients. She is quite extraordinary.
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