Dr. Michael Goldfarb, MD

Dr. Michael Goldfarb, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Michael Goldfarb, MD is a general surgery specialist in Long Branch, NJ and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in general surgery and breast surgery.Read his story

48 Pavilion Ave

Long Branch, NJ 07740

Contact Information

(732) 870-6060

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers
Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers
Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Goldfarb's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Goldfarb "After residency, I was an Army surgeon and a Major, and led the development of Kevlar body armor and the standard for bullet proof. Since 1974 I have been in practice and now specialize in breast and soft tissue tumors. I was Chairman and Program Director of the Department of Surgery at MMC for 14 years. I am a Professor of Surgery and a Governor of the American College of Surgeons. I have been selected for many consecutive years as a "Top Doctor" in New Jersey and the New York Metropolitan area. Qualifications, experience, technical skills and judgement are key to a successful outcome. I have kept records of my outcomes that are among the best in the nation."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goldfarb "One of my favorite quotes is, "People don't care how much you know, unitl they know how much you care.""

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery

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.


  • Hobart & William Smith
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goldfarb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Goldfarb, MD
Absolutely would recommend Dr. Goldfarb! I had surgery last year to remove a cancerous lump and he was wonderful. Knowledgeable and excellent bedside manner, your in great hands with him. He also works with a great group of physicians and a great hospital. Thank you Doctor Goldfarb!!;)
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