Dr. Leah Gendler, MD

Dr. Leah Gendler, MD

Breast Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Leah Gendler, MD is a breast surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1999 and specializes in breast surgery and breast surgical oncology.

100 Madison Ave

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(973) 971-4166

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 18 More

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Dr. Gendler's Experience

Dr. Gendler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated


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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis

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.


  • University of California at Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Columbia University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gendler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gendler's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Gendler'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)

where do i start? from putting incorrect billing codes on my script (which can cause health insurance to deny coverage) to telling me my insurance doesnt cover radiology imaging (which it does), to telling me my breast MRI is negative (and failing to mention i need additional imaging for ultrasound...more
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I should have written this review sooner—not sure why I didn’t! Dr. Gendler removed a fibroadenoma from my right breast in 2011 when I was 23 years old. After my terrible PCP, with horrible bedside manner, told me my lump was nothing (and ultimately it was non-cancerous), I went to Dr. Gendler for...more
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Excellent doctor and staff. Understanding and compassionate. She was my second opinion and I knew immediately that i would choose her to do my surgery. I feel fortunte to have access to such a great surgeon...
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She was arrogant and dismissive.
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I would HIGHLY recommend Dr Gendler. She did an amazing job on my nipple/skin sparing mastectomy. Dr Gendler had a wonderful bedside manner which meant a lot during this difficult time. My initial consultation with her was almost an hour long. She was extremely thorough and answered all of my...more
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