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John Imbesi
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  • Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

Locations

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123 Highland Avenue Gastroenterology

123 Highland Avenue
Suite 103
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
United States

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75 E. Northfield Road Gastroenterology

75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abnormal weight loss
  • Abscess excision
  • Achalasia
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Argon plasma coagulation hemostases of bleeding lesions
  • Bariatric surgery complications
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Bile duct diseases
  • Biliary and pancreatic duct endoscopy (cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy)
  • Biliary stricture
  • CT colonography
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Celiac disease
  • Celiac nerve block to treat pancreatic pain
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis problems
  • Chronic gallbladder inflammation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Bleeding
  • Colon and rectal bleeding
  • Colon and rectum problems
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Colon polyps
  • Colon resection
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Complete Colon polyp resection
  • Complications from bariatric surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cyst excision
  • Digestive disease
  • Digestive problems
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duct blockage
  • Dysplasia
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography
  • Endoscopic management after gastric bypass surgery
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and ablation for early GI tumors
  • Endoscopic retrograte cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for benign and malignant disease
  • Endoscopic therapies for Barrett's esophagus
  • Endoscopic treatment of gastric diseases
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to diagnose and stage GI and bile duct and pancreatic cancers
  • Endoscopic ultrasound for staging and fine-needle aspiration
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal disease
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal pain from malignancies
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • IBD
  • IBS
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Interventional gastroenterology
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lipoma excision
  • Liver disease
  • Neoplasm
  • Non-cancerous tumor
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas divisum
  • Pancreas surgery
  • Pancreas: benign and malignant tumors
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Pancreatic duct endoscopy (pancreatoscopy)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Pancreatic pain from malignancies
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Polyp
  • Post-cholecystectomy complication
  • Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus
  • Radiofrequency endoscopic resection for Barrett's esophagus
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal cancer
  • Small bowel stenting
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • acid reflux
  • appendicitis
  • bile reflux
  • bloating
  • childhood obesity
  • chronic vomiting
  • colon screening
  • colorectal cancer
  • constant hiccups
  • dark or black stool
  • double contrast barium enema
  • endoscopy
  • gastric cancer
  • gastric emptying scan
  • gastric manometry
  • gastrinomas
  • gi infection
  • helicobacter pylori
  • intestinal parasite
  • ischemic bowel disease
  • nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • nutritional deficiency
  • pernicious anemia
  • severe pain in mid to upper abdomen
  • stool analysis
  • upper gi endoscopy
  • vomiting blood

Accepted Insurances

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Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
AmeriHealth
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
Cigna
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
Medicare
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
Magnacare
  • All plans PPO
Multiplan/PHCS
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
OSCAR
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • OSCAR NJ PPO Plan
Qualcare
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
Tricare
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • NY SHIP
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • Magna Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha, State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Undergraduate

  • Biology and Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY

Residency

  • Internal Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, Ny

About Me

John J. Imbesi, MD, specializes in general gastroenterology, including gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Imbesi has interest in colon cancer screening in hereditary colon cancer syndromes. He has expertise in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic assessment of inflammatory bowel disease, and endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s esophagus.

Dr. Imbesi has practiced with Gastroenterology Group of New Jersey since 2005. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is the coauthor of "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Cancer Patients," which is published in Journal of Supportive Oncology. He also is the coauthor of abstracts that are published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Imbesi says, "I became a gastroenterologist because I enjoy helping patients with difficult diseases and symptoms." He adds, "In addition to enjoying working with my hands and helping patients with my procedural expertise, I find it gratifying to develop trusting professional relationships with each of my patients. I believe clear communication is the key to good doctor/ patient relationships."

Dr. Imbesi has been featured in New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctors” listings. During residency, he earned the Program Director's Award, and during medical school he earned the Dean's Letter of Commendation, Excellence in Anatomical Sciences Award, McGraw Hill Award, and Syracuse Medical Alumni Merit Scholarship.

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Imbesi is a dedicated father of 2 young children. He spends most of his free time with his family.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • HUMC Mountainside

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2020
  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Top Doctors 2017
  • Top Doctors 2016
  • Top Doctors 2015