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Dr. James Matera, DO

Nephrology*
4.0 (5)
Map Pin Small South River, NJ
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Matera, DO

Dr. James Matera, DO is a Nephrology Specialist in South River, NJ. They specialize in Nephrology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Centrastate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Matera an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Matera works at Practice in South River, NJ with other offices in Freehold, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ and Jackson, NJ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Matera's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nephrology Hypertension Associates of Central Jersey PA
    8 Old Bridge Tpke, South River, NJ 08882 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 390-4888
  2. 2
    Centrastate Healthcare System
    901 W Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 625-0707
  3. 3
    Children's Specialized Hospital Outpatient Center At East Brunswick
    629 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 238-1909
  4. 4
    Family Practice of Centrastate
    161 BARTLEY RD, Jackson, NJ 08527 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 210-3311

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  • Centrastate Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1336139732
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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    Undergraduate School
    • Seton Hall University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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