Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD

Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD

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Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berkeley Heights, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in general surgery.

1 Diamond Hill Rd

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nitzberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nitzberg treats Lipomas more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nitzberg treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nitzberg treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nitzberg treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nitzberg treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Nitzberg treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berkeley Heights, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • Tufts New Eng Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1988
    Columb Presby
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    Columb Presby
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1983
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1983

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I made an appointment with Dr Nitzberg after reading numerous positive comments about him. I have a blockage in my carotid artery and I was told by two other doctors that I needed surgery immediately. Neither one of the other two doctors took the time to do an examination of me to see if I had any...Read More
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Dr. Nitzberg performed double laparoscopic hernia surgery on me and I walked out of the surgical center with hardly any discomfort. Healed amazingly and after two weeks I felt like I was 100%.
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My neighbor highly recommended me to see Dr. Nitzberg. My neighbor had a surgery done by Dr. Nitzberg before and had fantastic experience. My appointment with Dr. Nitzberg was very easy to make. Dr. Nitzberg was extremely professional, highly knowledgeable, and empathetic to patients. He had very...Read More
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Dr Nitzberg performed a arterial bypass on my left leg. He did a great job. He is a genuine person with great bedside manners. He followed up everyday after my surgery and even called me at home. His staff is also excellent. I never had to wait more then 15 min for an appointment , except one time....Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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