Our Services

For 30 years, Atlantic  Surgical Group has provided safe, experienced surgical care for residents of central New Jersey.  Drs. Schwartz, Gornish, Parker, Lake, and Pichardo, along with midlevel parcticioners Denise Handy-Burnham and Nicole Lupo, pride themselves on maintaining excellent patient outcomes by employing timely, compassionate and state-of-the-art surgical care.   Our surgeons have been recognized for excellence both locally and regionally.

The surgeons of ASG specialize in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon and rectal surgery, minimally invasive procedures, robotic surgery, diseases of the breast, melanoma, and hepatio-biliary and pancreas surgery.  

Our colon and rectal surgeons treat a wide variety of benign and malignant diseases of the colon and rectum, as well as diseases such as hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, prolapse and other anorectal disorders.  They use minimally invasive, laparoscopic, robotic, and open techniques. Colonoscopy is also part of their normal repertoire.

The general surgeons’ expertise includes gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, benign and malignant breast diseases, as well as melanoma, skin surgery and venous port insertions.  

Hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery includes caring for surgical diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts.  

Our Services Include:

  • Minor surgery and biopsies under local anesthesia with and without sedation
  • Skin surgery for benign and malignant lesions
  • Radical surgery on malignant melanoma including lymph node mapping and dissection
  • Surgical care of benign and malignant diseases of the breast with emphasis on breast cancer, breast conservation, and sentinel node biopsy
  • Hernia surgery, open and laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder surgery with vast laparoscopic experience
  • Liver and pancreas surgery for both benign and malignant disease
  • Surgery involving benign and malignant diseases of most of the internal abdominal organs both open and laparoscopic
  • Operative and non-operative care of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus
  • Trauma surgery of all types


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