Dr. Steven Porbunderwala, MD

Dr. Steven Porbunderwala, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Dr. Steven Porbunderwala, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Florham Park, NJ. He graduated from Temple University and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

140 Park Ave Fl 3

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Contact Information

(973) 404-9980

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 85% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Porbunderwala'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.

5  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated


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47  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Plasmapheresis
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy


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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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porbunderwala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porbunderwala's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Porbunderwala'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)

Being new to the NJ area, a friend referred me to Dr. Porbunderwala. Dr. P makes you feel welcome with a minimal wait upon arrival. He listens, explains medical issues/conditions on a patient's level, and works with the patient to discuss options for treatment. If surgery is required, he is...more
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I Just came home from the hospital after having colon resection and goal bladder removal with Dr. Porbunderwala. I must say that from beginning to end Dr. Steve could not have been better. He takes the time to explain why you need the procedure and what could likely happen if you don't. His...more
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I was referred to Dr. Porbunderwala by my general practitioner. I was apprehensive about my initial appointment due to being embarrassed about my problem. The staff was excellent. However, I had no idea how genuinely caring Dr. P was during his interaction with me. I was tearful about my problem,...more
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I was sent to Dr. Porbunderwala by my GP on an emergency. I could not have been happier with the care I received by Dr. P and his staff. Seeing that I was in a great deal of pain, I was quickly diagnosed and sent to the hospital where Dr. P performed the surgery that night to relieve my pain. I am...more
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He treated me as the on-call doctor when I was admitted to Morristown Hospital for a colon abscess. I saw him for a followup and he recommended colon resection surgery, which was verified by a second opinion. He did a great job on the surgery and 2 weeks later, I feel good. I found Dr. P to be very...more
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