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One Surgical Specialists Voted “Top Docs” of 2018 Jun 4th, 2018

Source: Bergen Magazine A COMBINATION OF EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE, specialized training, and the ability to systematically manage patients in a comprehensive treatment strategy, sets Top Doctors Dr. Stephen Pereira, Dr. Adam Rosenstock and Dr. George Mazpule apart as leaders in laparoscopic and robotic gastrointestinal surgery. “We were members of the first team of surgeons to bring...

New Robotic Surgery Fellowships Fill Demand for Training Mar 9th, 2017

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. She reached out to her mentor, Stephen Pereira, MD,...

Dr. George Mazpule Joins Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. And Associates Sep 15th, 2016

Hackensack, NJ, September 15, 2016 – Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates (www.laparoscopicsurgerynj.com), one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. George Mazpule, a board certified surgeon, has recently joined the group. Dr. George A. Mazpule attended The College of New Jersey, where he...

First Robotic Surgery Fellowship in the U.S. Aug 1st, 2015

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 one-year training program offered to candidates who have completed...

How Robotic Devices Help Deliver the Best Possible Patient Outcomes Apr 16th, 2014

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, robotic-assisted surgical procedures are becoming more and more prevalent. In 2000, when I began performing robotic surgeries, there were only 1,000 robotic surgeries performed worldwide. By 2011 there were 360,000 and in 2012, the number was up to 450,000. There are...

Patient Testimonial: Alexis Grattan Jan 8th, 2014

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 spend the rest of her life looking at any...

Dr. Pereira Voted “Top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine 2013 Nov 30th, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, Dr. Stephen G. Pereira has been voted “Top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly magazine. Dr. Stephen Pereira specializes in all advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures for the treatment of a wide array of conditions affecting abdominal organs. He is chief of gastrointestinal surgery...

Fda Clearance Granted for Fluorescence Imaging in Gallbladder Surgery Sep 24th, 2013

Intuitive Surgical has announced that its da Vinci® Fluorescence Imaging Vision System (Firefly™) can now be used for gallbladder surgery. This system utilizes a glowing dye and special video camera to view blood flowing through vessels and in tissue. “As a surgeon, real time and precise images during surgery are...

Patient Testimonial: Jessica Reino Sep 5th, 2013

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 surgery, specifically, a cholecystectomy, which is gallbladder removal surgery....

Dr. Adam Rosenstock Joins Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. And Associates Aug 26th, 2013

Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates, one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. Adam Rosenstock, a board certified surgeon, has recently joined the group. Dr. Rosenstock attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he was awarded BA, attained his medical degree from Drexel...

Dr. Performs First Robotic-assisted Single Incision Appendectomy in Tri-state Area Aug 15th, 2013

Hackensack, NJ, August 15, 2013 — Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates (www.laparoscopicsurgerynj.com), one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. Stephen Pereira performed the first robotic single incision appendectomy (removal of the appendix) in the New York Metropolitan area and the state of...

Stephen G. Pereira Featured in Bergen Health & Life Magazine Jul 25th, 2013

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 conditions primary affecting the abdominal organs. The robotic da Vinci Surgical System is...

Dr. Pereira Among New York Magazine’s Best Doctors 2013 Jul 24th, 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 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York City research and information company....

Dr. Stephen Pereira Is First in NJ & NY Metropolitan Area to Perform Groundbreaking Robotic Surgery Mar 29th, 2012

Hackensack – Dr. Stephen Pereira is the first surgeon in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area to perform a robotic-assisted cholecystectomy, gallbladder removal surgery, using a single incision through the belly button. This groundbreaking surgery combines medical expertise, advanced technology, and state-of-the-art hospital and surgical facilities. Over a million...

Dr. Stephen Pereira Voted “top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine Nov 30th, 2011

Board-certified surgeon Dr. Stephen Pereira is chief of gastrointestinal surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, where he specializes in abdominal, gastrointestinal and hernia surgery. He is also on staff at the hospital’s John T Beurer Cancer Center, applying laparoscopic techniques to gastrointestinal tract cancers. Dr. Pereira was one of the...