Dr. Samiappan Muthusamy, MD

Dr. Samiappan Muthusamy, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(7)
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Dr. Samiappan Muthusamy, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Union, NJ and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Stanley Med Coll, Madras U in 1970 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

695 Chestnut St

Union, NJ 07083

Contact Information

(908) 688-6565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Muthusamy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Muthusamy "As chief of gastroenterology at Trinitas Hospital from 1980 to 1995, Dr. Muthusamy helped train numerous interns and residents."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Muthusamy As chief of gastroenterology at Trinitas Hospital from 1980 to 1995, Dr. Muthusamy helped train numerous interns and residents. Trinitas Hospital is affiliated with Seton Hall University s Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Muthusamy was selected for inclusion in Who s Who in Health and Medical Services. As a pioneer in gastroenterological surgical centers, Dr. Muthusamy developed and opened the EndoSurgiCenter in 1995 in Union, New Jersey for endoscopic and other gastrointestinal procedures. Fully licensed by the State of New Jersey as an ambulatory care facility, the center provides a fully equipped operating room, three recovery beds and a step-down unit for patients requiring additional monitoring. The center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a professional support staff. The EndoSurgiCenter has been certified by ASGE and TJC. Center for Digestive Diseases is Medicare- and AMA-certified. An active practitioner, Dr. Muthusamy emphasizes patient education and awareness, particularly for those patients expected to undergo procedures. He has performed over 20,000 EGDs, colonoscopies, polypectomies, sclerotherapy and PEG procedures. He also developed a GI clinic for underprivileged people at Trinitas Hospital and cared for patients there from 1980 to 1995. Dr. Muthusamy performs all gastrointestinal procedures as well as liver biopsies and abdominal paracentesis. He continues to teach at Seton Hall University.

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

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.

Education

  • Stanley Med Coll, Madras U
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • St Joseph Med Coll Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Muthusamy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Muthusamy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muthusamy to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Muthusamy's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Muthusamy takes his time with me. He doesn't rush me out of the room like some other Dr.s. He has a great bedside manor. On my very first visit with him he diagnosed me. I've recommended him to my friends who needed to see a Gastroenterologist, and they love him.
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