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 31 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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Dr. Nitzberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nitzberg performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nitzberg performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nitzberg performs Hernia Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nitzberg performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Lipomas
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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

Dr. Nitzberg's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berkeley Heights, NJ and has been practicing for 31 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
1983
Columb Presby
Internship Hospital
1983
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1988
1983
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