Steven P. Shikiar, MD, General & Laparoscopic Surgeon with General Surgery Practice of Northern New Jersey

Get to know General & Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Steven P. Shikiar, who serves the population of New Jersey.

Dr. Shikiar is a board certified General & Laparoscopic Surgeon with almost three decades of experience practicing in his solo practice, General Surgery Practice of Northern New Jersey. Additionally, he is also affiliated with Holy Name Medical Center, Palisades Medical Center, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, New Bridge Medical Center and Hudson Regional Hospital. He specializes in Minimally Invasive Solutions to Common Surgical Problems and offers Laparoscopic Surgery for the treatment of Hernias, Gallbladder Disease and Gallstones, Reflux and Hiatal Hernia, Diverticulitis and other Colonic Disorders. Outpatient, minimally invasive techniques are also offered for Varicose Veins, Spider Veins and treatment of Venous Stasis Ulcer Disease. Non-surgical, office-based solutions are also available for treatment of painful hemorrhoids and anal fissures and fistulas.

General Surgery Practice of Northern New Jersey’s mission is to provide their patients with state-of-the-art surgical care in a comfortable, caring environment. They believe that their patients should be well informed. Having surgery is a stressful event and they believe that by taking the time to educate patients about their condition and surgical options, they can lessen some of this stress.

Dr. Shikiar completed his undergraduate degree Brandeis University where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1984. He attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received his medical degree in 1988. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed five years of surgical residency training at New York Medical College, Westchester County Medical Center.

Dr. Shikiar was the President of the Hudson County Medical Society for 2004 – 2005 and as well serves on the Board of Trustees of the Medical Society of New Jersey. Dr. Shikiar currently serves on the Delegation to the AMA from the Medical Society of New Jersey and is the Assistant Program Director for the Department of Surgery, Hackensack/Meridian UMC at Palisades Medical Center

Dr. Shikiar is certified by the American Board of Surgery. The American Board of Surgery is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1937 to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge in the field of surgery.

When not working, Dr. Shikiar enjoys skiing, scuba diving, and cycling.

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