Blog Articles

New Robotic Surgery Fellowships Fill Demand for Training

In 2015, as her endocrine surgery fellowship at the National Institutes of Health came to a close, Joanne Glanville, MD, began contemplating her next move. She already had applied to an MIS fellowship, but was not sold on that option yet.
Mar 9th, 2017

Dr. George Mazpule Joins Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. And Associates

Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 2016 – Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates (, one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. George Mazpule, a board certified...
Sep 15th, 2016

First Robotic Surgery Fellowship in the U.S.

Stephen G. Pereira and Associates is proud to announce starting the first Robotic Surgery Fellowship in general surgery in the United States. On August 1, 2015 our very first Fellow began our training program in robotic surgery. The Fellowship is a...
Aug 1st, 2015

Patient Testimonial: Alexis Grattan

Alexis Grattan, a banking professional from New Jersey, spent a great deal of time online doing research prior to having her gallbladder removed in March of 2013 at Hackensack University Medical Center (HackesackUMC). At 33, she knew she was going to...
Jan 8th, 2014

Patient Testimonial: Jessica Reino

Jessica Reino, a recent transplant to California by way of New Jersey, had been diagnosed with gallbladder disease by her gastroenterologist after several months of experiencing pain on the right side of her abdomen, and the decision was made to undergo...
Sep 5th, 2013

Stephen G. Pereira Featured in Bergen Health & Life Magazine

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO THE PATIENT WHEN CONSIDERING ROBOTIC SURGERY? Our Hackensack based practice, Stephen G Pereira, MD and Associates, specializes in all advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of a wide array of...
Jul 25th, 2013

Dr. Pereira Among New York Magazine’s Best Doctors 2013

Hackensack University Medical Center is proud to announce that 51 of its affiliated physicians were listed in the latest edition of New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors 2013.” The magazine, in its sixteenth year, was provided a list of 1,198 doctors by...
Jul 24th, 2013