Woman’s Health

Bariatrics

Dr. Ajay Goyal is founder and director of New Jersey Bariatric Center® and is also Director of Bariatric Surgery and Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. With thousands of successful laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band and revision surgeries and laparoscopic general surgery procedures completed, Dr. Goyal is a leader in the field of laparoscopic bariatric and general surgery. Dr. Goyal was among the first bariatric surgeons in the country to employ a multidisciplinary team approach to weight loss, including nutritional, psychological and exercise counseling.

In Vetro Fertilization

Drs. Eric Forman and Marcy Maguire are Obstericians and Gynocologists from Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey.

 

Cataracts

Cary M. Silverman, M.D., our LASIK Eye Surgeon in East Hanover, serving Northern New Jersey. As Medical Director of EyeCare 20/20, Cary M. Silverman, M.D. oversees one of the most premier vision care facilities in the tri-state area. EyeCare 20/20 is the first practice in New Jersey to offer treatment using custom wavefront LASIK with the ALLEGRETTO WAVE® laser. As a LASIK specialist, Dr. Silverman has treated patients from East Hanover, Parsippany, and all throughout North and South Jersey. He has performed thousands of LASIK surgeries over the last decade.

Breast Cancer

“One of the first Fellowship-trained breast surgeons in the United States, Dr. Elliott started her Montclair practice in 1989. She completed training in breast disease at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed a general surgery residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital, in New York City. Dr. Elliott graduated with honors from Barnard College, Columbia University. Dr. Elliott is well known not only for medical expertise in the field of breast disease evaluation and treatment, but particularly for her sensitivity and commitment to her patients. She has been honored by the New Jersey General Assembly and Montclair Economic Development Council as “Outstanding Woman of the Year in Science,” for her distinction as the founder and director of the Montclair Breast Center and as a “superlative physician who exemplifies the spirit of caring and compassion.” Dr. Elliott lectures extensively on breast cancer to professional and public groups and has had numerous appearances on national TV as a breast cancer specialist. She is a member of many professional societies including the President’s Council of the National Breast Cancer Coalition and a member of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group.She received the “Luster for Life” Award at the 32nd Annual American Cancer Society’s Diamond Ball and was voted “Top Doc” by her peers in NJ Monthly magazine. She was also named a “Top Doc” in the September, 2014 Montclair Magazine.”

Dr. LaSalle assisted with the successful clinical and educational launches of Pfizer’s blockbuster drug Viagra™ as well as GlaxoSmithKline / Bayer Corporation’s Levitra™ and Eli Lilly / Icos Corporation’s Cialis™ in collaboration with the internationally renowned Dr. Irwin Goldstein at the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. Utilizing pre and post operative penile rehabilitation protocols with these medications, various injectable erectogenic agents and the unique non-cautery athermal nerve sparing robotic surgical technique developed by Dr. Michael Esposito, the patients undergoing laparoscopic robotic assisted surgery for prostate cancer have a very high recovery rate of preoperative sexual function.

Cervical Cancer

Dr. Craig L. Bissinger is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Parsippany, New Jersey and is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Brian Slomovitz is the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is also the Co-leader of the Gynecologic Cancers Site Disease Group at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Fellowship Director for the Division. Prior to joining Sylvester, Dr. Slomovitz was an Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He was also the Director of Cancer Research at Atlantic Health Systems in Northern New Jersey.

Dr. Slomovitz has a keen interest in applying the principles learned from the lab to the clinical setting. He is a principal investigator in a number of Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) clinical trials focusing on endometrial and vulvar cancer. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and has lectured extensively.

Dr. Slomovitz received a Master’s degree from Georgetown University in 1993, graduated from medical school at the Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School in 1998, and completed his residency at New York Presbyterian – Cornell Medical Center in 2002. At the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, he completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology in 2006. He is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.

Osteoporosis

Dr. Kavita Patel, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Colonia, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from New York University College Of Dentistry in 1997 and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.

Pregnancy

Dr. Morris is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, Obstetrician and Gynecologist who serves as Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, and her internship and residency programs at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, working directly withRMANJ’s founding partners. Dr. Morris then joined Associates in Obstetrics and Gynecology, inLivingston, NJ, where she saw patients privately. She received her B.A. in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and her M.D. from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

 

Dr. Kessel has been in OB/GYN practice since 2002. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.S. in Biological Sciences and his M.D. from Wayne State University. He completed his residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. He advanced his career in New York at academic medical centers, including New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center, and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Kessel also has significant experience in the evaluation of fertility for his patients and their partners. He proactively works with patients to develop long-term strategies to optimize fertility. He also utilizes ovulation-induction agents, and intrauterine insemination in appropriate cases, and collaborates with the outstanding reproductive medicine specialists in the area. Dr. Kessel additionally employs an array of treatment options for other gynecologic conditions, including menopausal symptoms, and for the management and control of endometriosis. His breadth of experience in the field, affable personality and patient-centered approach have made him a natural fit for the practice.