Dr. Stephen Chagares, MD

Dr. Stephen Chagares, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Stephen Chagares, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tinton Falls, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.

1 Executive Dr Ste 4

Tinton Falls, NJ 07701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ventral Hernia
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Chagares'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Monmouth Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chagares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chagares' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chagares to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Chagares' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I recently had a mammography and breast ultrasound. My doctor told me I needed to see a surgeon. I called Dr. Chagares’ office and they got me in right away. Dr. Chagares explained that I needed to have a biopsy and I was so scared. Luckily, my biopsy was negative and I am back to needing routine...more
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I recently had a mammography and breast ultrasound. My doctor told me I needed to see a surgeon. I called Dr. Chagares’ office and they got me in right away. Dr. Chagares explained that I needed to have a biopsy and I was so scared. Luckily my biopsy was negative and I am back to needing routine...more
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Dr Chagares recently performed a biopsy of something on my head and I have nothing but nice things to say about him. He is hands down the most kind and caring doctor I have ever met. He took his time and explained to me the entire procedure. Being that cancer runs in my family I was quite nervous...more
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Compassionate caring physician with excellent bed side manner. Dr Chagares takes his time with his patients and makes them feel comfortable every step of the way.
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The greatest personality ever! Which made me comfortable and confident from the moment I met him. Had surgery today and he's an incredible surgeon. He explains every detail of what to expect before and after the surgery and took his time making sure I was comfortable. His office staff were...more
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