Dr. Robert Gallo, MD

Dr. Robert Gallo, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Gallo, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in River Edge, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

Hackensack University Medical Group

130 Kinderkamack Rd Ste 300

River Edge, NJ 07661
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

Learn about Dr. Gallo

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gallo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
more than 89% of peers
Pap Smear
more than 85% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Gallo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Gallo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gallo "I was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Palisades Park, New Jersey. I attended Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, NY and graduated from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ. I received my medical school education at the prestigious Universita degli Studii in Rome, Italy. I did my residency at Rutgers Medical School and finished at the Margaret Hague Maternity Pavilion in Jersey City, NJ. I have been an attending Obstetrician-Gynecologist at HackensackUMC in Hackensack, NJ since July of 1981. I am currently a Senior Attending in the Department and also serve as Coordinator of Administrative Affairs for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. I am also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. I maintain a busy office private practice as a member of the Hackensack University Medical Group. I practice with Dr. Marc A. Clachko and we are assisted by Maria Petruzelli, RN, WHNP who is our Nurse Practitioner. We are affiliated with the OB-Team at the Hospital and we deliver over 200 newborns each year. I have been happily married to Theresa Ann Henry-Gallo for 45 years. We have 12 children and 16 grandchildren. It will be my honor to serve as your physician."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gallo "Board Certified, American born and trained, Family-Oriented, offering Obstetrics, Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Infertility. Accredited for Obstetrical and Gynecologic Sonography by the American College of Radiology."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

47  Conditions Treated


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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • Rutgers College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Sapienza – Università di Roma
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Compassionate Physician Award, 2010
  • New Jersey's Best Doctors for Women's Health, Aug/Sept,
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gallo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gallo to family and friends
33 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gallo'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 (6)

WARNING!!!!! If Dr Gallo does not replace his front desk staff he will be losing all his current patients and not getting any new ones. I've never experienced such a horrendous time trying to make an appointment. I'm 12 weeks pregnant about to be 13 weeks and I've seen another doctor. I was told...more
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My wife was a patient of Dr. Gallo for 10 years and when her insurance changed she had to change. She saw that he was back on her insurance and since we were expecting. She made an appt. Monday morning because she was bleeding. They confirmed and we showed up only to be told that they are not...more
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My wife had been a patient of Dr. Gallo's for 10 years, when her insurance changed, she was forced to change to another Doctor. She saw that Dr. Gallo was back on her insurance and we learned that we were expecting, my wife began bleeding and it was a medical emergency. She called first thing and...more
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The Secretary was rude an very passive aggressive. She told me that I didn't have an appt for the day I showed up and I told her, "yes I do" and she gave me an attitude. Thank god I kept my appt card. Dr. Gallo is good but his secretary that greets tends to have an attitude; its not the first time...more
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Dr. Gallo was so supportive during my entire pregnancy. And he didn't give up on me during along labor when most OBs would have forced me into a C section. Can't say enough nice things about him and would never want anyone else to deliver my babies.
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