Our Doctors and Practitioners

Nitzberg, Richard S., MD

General Surgery
Cancer Services
Surgical Oncology
Vascular Surgery
Vein Center
Richard S. Nitzberg
Berkeley Heights Campus
Bensley Pavilion, 4th floor
1 Diamond Hill Road
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Phone number:

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


General Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY


Vascular Surgery, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

Board Certifications:

Vascular Surgery ; General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations:

Overlook Medical Center



I am accepting new patients.

Personal Notes:

Vice Chair of Summit Medical Group Surgery, Richard S. Nitzberg, MD, specializes in general and vascular surgery as well as hernia and laparoscopic surgery. During his 20 years of practice, he has performed more than 1800 hernia surgeries and more than 1700 laparoscopic gallbladder surgeries.

Dr. Nitzberg also runs the Summit Medical Group Vein Center, which provides treatment for spider and varicose veins with leading-edge laser treatment. In addition, he is Chief of General Surgery at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey.

He has been featured in the Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors," and New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listings. Dr. Nitzberg's Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in US News and World Report and Inside Jersey.