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Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD

General Surgery*
4.6 (10)
Map Pin Small Berkeley Heights, NJ
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD

Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Berkeley Heights, NJ. They specialize in General Surgery, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nitzberg an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Nitzberg works at Practice in Berkeley Heights, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Peripheral Edema, Gallstones and Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Nitzberg's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Summit Medical Group Ambulatory Surgery Center
    1 Diamond Hill Rd, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 273-4300
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Overlook Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Peripheral Edema
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Peripheral Edema
Gallstones
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cerebrovascular Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Pain
Aortic Aneurysm
Atherosclerosis
Carotid Artery Disease
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Incisional Hernia
Lipomas
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Lymphedema
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Veins
Venous Hypertension
Venous Insufficiency
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Varicose Vein Procedure
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Breast Cancer
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Constipation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Embolism
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Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lung Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Embolism
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Spider Veins
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
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    About Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1306818778
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Columb-Presby
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Nitzberg, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nitzberg is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nitzberg has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nitzberg works at Practice in Berkeley Heights, NJ. View the full address on Dr. Nitzberg’s profile.

    Dr. Nitzberg has seen patients for Peripheral Edema, Gallstones and Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nitzberg on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Nitzberg. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nitzberg.

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