Naveen Ballem

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 with 6 ratings

Naveen Ballem Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

9 yr in Bariatrics

9 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

9 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90 %% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16 yrs old

Max Age of Patient is 65 yrs old


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Shawn Garber
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Harvey Rainville
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Kartik Gohil Profile Pic
Kartik Gohil
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Kevin Small Profile Pic
Kevin Small
MD, FACS, Director of Plastic Surgery
Spencer A. Holover Profile Pic
Spencer A. Holover
MD, FACS, FASMBS
John Angstadt Profile Pic
John Angstadt
MD. FACS, FASMBS
Eric Sommer Profile Pic
Eric Sommer
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Nikhilesh Sekhar Profile Pic
Nikhilesh Sekhar
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Jeffrey Chiao
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Channing Chin
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Edward Cussatti
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Eva Pilchman
PA-C, MS
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Jennifer Puciloski
PA-C, RD, CDN
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Emily Rogan
PA-C, MSPAC
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Julia Bassi
PA-C,MSHS
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Jen Weston
PA-C, MSPAS, MS, RDN
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Sharon Meltzer
PA-C, RD
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Shara Lazar
RD, CDN

  • About Me
    Dr. Naveen Ballem and his family are excited to be back and established in the town where he was raised. He attended the Montclair Kimberley Academy, where he was awarded a Garden State Scholarship. He then moved to Boston for further education at Boston College. Dr. Ballem completed his General Surgery residency in New York City, and then pursued specialty training at The Cleveland Clinic in both Endocrine & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He also served as a Clinical Instructor at the Cleveland Clinic’s Medical School (The Lerner School of Medicine). He continued to pursue his interests in advanced laparoscopy and academics as a fellow at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. He has extensively researched, published, and presented at conferences both at a national and international level. Dr. Ballem is an active member of the ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery).  He serves on the clinical consensus committee and has collaboratively published national guidelines for Bariatric Surgery.  He has also built a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for Clara Maass Medical Center (RWJ-Barnabas facility), which since inception has achieved ASMBS “Center of Excellence” status based on patient safety, staff education and patient outcomes.  Dr. Ballem also serves as Director of Bariatric Surgery for Hunterdon Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center. Hospital Affiliations: Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ Director of Bariatric Surgery Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, NJ Director of Bariatric Surgery Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City NJ Director of Bariatric Surgery Morristown Memorial, Morristown, NJ Saint Barnabas Medical Center, West Orange, NJ Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ Surgical Training: Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center Surgical-Internship & Resident 2001-2005 Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center Chief Resident 2005-2006 Cleveland Clinic, Clinical Scholar in Endocrine and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery University of Alabama at Birmingham, Fellow in Advanced Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Memberships and Associations: President of ASMBS NJ Chapter Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Endocrine Society American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Past President of the Essex County Medical Society
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  • Latest Reviews See all 6 reviews
    avatar lioneyes6869 on Jan. 1, 2015

    Dr Ballem did my lap band surgery on 4/1/2014. Since then unfortunately I have some ups and downs with my weight loss journey. Through it all Dr Ballem and his entire staff have been there for me, supporting me and encouraging me to More...

    avatar cfc123 on April 11, 2012

    What a great doctor and a great program. I highly recommend going through the process with him - you won't be dissapointed.

    avatar lauriebraman on Oct. 16, 2011

    Dr. Ballem has been great. Their office is well organzed. Christine the office manager got my nutrition, behavior and sleep study appointments set right away and emailed along with the paperwork I needed to bring to each appointment. Velda the dietician was great and I More...

  • Location
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
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