Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD

Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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

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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."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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30  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.


  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Pereira, MD
Be warned. Stay away. Terrible staff - Office will loose your documents and than claim never received. They will lie to you about hospital availability and you will end up waiting for months for the surgery.
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Tim in Fort Lee, NJ – Sep 05, 2018
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I would very much recommend Dr. Pereira for surgery. Mine went very well no medications were needed for pain. Hackensack Hospital has the best, most caring nurses I've come across. I am very pleased with all services I was given.
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Mar 23, 2018
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I came to Dr. Pereira for a hernia repair, he answered all of my questions and gave me all the answers i needed I was absolutely pleased with the results post surgery no scarring also the staff at his office was very nice and welcoming. Dr Pereira i would recommend to all in the new jersey area
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Lucas in PA – Mar 10, 2018
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This Doctor is the absolute best....I give him a 10 out of 10!
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David Watson in Bayonne NJ – Feb 27, 2018
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Excellent endoscopic repair of inguinal hernia. Virtually no recovery pain, only needed a few Tylenols the first three days. Vanguard Surgical took my Medicare Advantage plan, and had excellent anesthesiologists on call. The patient does have the burden of organizing the pre-admission testing...Read More
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