Dr. Joseph R Notaro MD

Dr. Joseph Notaro is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Edison, New Jersey. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including JFK Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 5 doctors at JFK Medical Center and one of 12 at Overlook Medical Center who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1994 - 1995

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1993

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Is the abdominal repair of rectal prolapse safer than perineal repair in the highest risk patients? An NSQIP analysis.
Fang, S. H.,Cromwell, J. W.,Wilkins, K. B.,Eisenstat, T. E.,Notaro, J. R.,Alva, S.,Bustami, R.,Chinn, B. T.

Does hemodynamic instability predict positive technetium-labeled red blood cell scintigraphy in patients with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding? A review of 50 patients.

Does sodium hyaluronate- and carboxymethylcellulose-based bioresorbable membrane (Seprafilm) decrease operative time for loop ileostomy closure?
Salum, M., Wexner, S. D., Nogueras, J. J., Weiss, E., Koruda, M., Behrens, K., Cohen, S., Binderow, S., Cohen, J., Thorson, A., Ternent, C., Christenson, M., Blatchford, G., Pricolo, V., Whitehead, M., Doveney, K., Reilly, J., Glennon, E., Larach, S., Williamson, P., Gallagher, J., Ferrara, A., Harford, F., Fry, R., Eisenstat, T., Notaro, J., Chinn, B., Yee, L., Stamos, M., Cole, P., Dunn, G., Singh, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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