Dr. Kenneth Holwitt, MD

Dr. Kenneth Holwitt, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Kenneth Holwitt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glen Ridge, NJ and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Wv Univ Sch Of Med in 1968 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

123 Highland Ave Ste G2

Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

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Cardiac Electrophysiology
more than 79% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
more than 71% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 54% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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23  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

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  • Wv Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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He seems to care more about doing more surgeries than actually helping you get out of the hospital sooner. I read the reviews too late. My family member had a successful initial surgery, but Dr Holwitt seemed to push hard for another procedure two days later when it was really needed. Once we...Read More
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Steer clear of this doctor. He only wants to make a buck. Has horrible beside manner. Within a week of surgery, was using strong arm tactics calling family members with threats and lies to collect what insurance didn't pay. We are very concerned this provider will do the same to someone else. He...Read More
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Doesn't take into consideration of family members of patient, poor bedside manner. Gets annoyed when requesting more to be done on a patient he considers dying and bluntly says o. Unfortunately in our situation he was the doctor on call in th ER and we had no choice of surgeons. Too bad this...Read More
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