Dr. Michael Nusbaum, MD

Dr. Michael Nusbaum, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Michael Nusbaum, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

95 Madison Ave Ste A06

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(973) 998-9833

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nusbaum "Our Focus is on the Whole Patient. Bariatric Surgery is a tool and we provide you with the instruction and support to make that tool work most efficiently for you. We are not a "mill" and prefer a smaller more intimate environment for our patients. We take our time and pride ourselves on our close realationships with our patients. We are here to help you on your weight loss journey."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

26  Conditions Treated

36  Procedures

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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.


  • Oxford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Washington & Jefferson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nusbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nusbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nusbaum to family and friends
57 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

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Dr. Nusbaum'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 (13)

I've been a nurse for over 10 years, so I know who to ask when looking for a surgeon. I called up some OR nurses at both St. Barnabas and at Morristown and asked who they'd recommend for bariatric surgery. To my surprise, I received the same response from everyone I spoke with: Dr. Michael...more
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I had gastric sleeve surgery with Dr. Nusbaum A year ago. I am now down almost 200 pounds and reached my goal. I can't say enough about how professional and caring he is. He has an amazing staff and they are all there for you every step of the way. I highly recommend him
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Dr. Nusbaum and his team are the BEST! I was thinking about getting a band for a very long time. Once I had made up my mind to move forward, I began researching Bariatric surgeons in the NJ area. Everyone was recommending I visit Dr. Nusbaum (including my primary!) because he was " the best". I'm...more
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I am a Christian and I love God! I believe there is a purpose for every life but I was about to doubt mine. Until God directed me to this man. He is not God, but he is definetely a gift from him. Not only did this doctor take pride and love in his work. I never felt so safe and comfortable...more
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Dr Nusbaum is a caring doctor. He explains and listens. Truly a wonderful man.
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