Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD

Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(22)
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Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Hospital in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

90 Prospect Ave Ste 1D

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

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Top Care Areas

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Dysphagia
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more than 5% of peers
Appendectomy, Open
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more than 5% of peers
Malnutrition
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pereira "Our team of surgeons offer patients a comprehensive span of minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures; and our practice is consistently at the forefront of evolutionary changes in minimally invasive surgery."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pereira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pereira's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pereira to family and friends
4.5
based on 22 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Pereira'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 (7)

Dr Pereira and his staff wear wonderful to work with. Dr Pereira has an excellent bedside manner and eased any concern that I brought to him.
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I have been very pleased with Dr Pereira,s talent and professionalism. I would recommend him to anyone.
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in Pittstown, NJ
Class act surgeon. Very knowledgeable and detail-oriented. I had a large and complicated surgical hernia that Dr Pereira repaired with skill and patience. At 2 weeks post surgery I'm healing nicely. Heard from every nurse on the floor that Pereira is "the best" surgeon. My experience just...more
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in Mahwah nj
Are you kidding. This guy is the most competent cutter out there. I have and would continue to put my Life in his hands. And I have dealt with him after he has done 16 hours of surgery and he is sharper then I then I am at my best A good man
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in Montvale, NJ
Stephen Pereira MD who has been doing & teaching robotic surgery since 2000. He has had done countless numbers of minimally invasive inguinal hernia repairs both both laparoscopic and robot assisted. Results were FANTASTIC… did not even have to take any pain meds... even able to do work at my...more
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