NAVEEN BALLEM, MD, AND RAO BALLEM, MD
Dr. Naveen Ballem serves as the director of bariatric surgery at both Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington and Clara Maass Medical
Center (part of Barnabas Health) in Belleville. He provides a comprehensive solution for people struggling with their weight and all of its relat-
ed medical conditions. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, he is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and
Bariatric Surgery and has also served as clinical instructor at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner School of Medicine. Dr. Ballem works
with his father, Dr. Rao Ballem, who has been in practice in Montclair for more than 25 years and has been named a Top Doctor by New Jersey
Monthly numerous times.
Offering the most current surgical weight loss options, Dr. Ballem performs laparoscopic gastric banding (REALIZE Band®, Lap-Band®),
gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, as well as revisional bariatric surgery. A bariatric coordinator, registered dieticians, exercise therapist
and clinical psychologists are among the caring team that assists patients in attaining their goals.
Contact Dr. Ballem’s office to attend an informational seminar, “About Bariatric Surgery.”
HOSPI TAL AFFILIATIONS: Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington; Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville; HackensackUMC
Mountainside, Montclair; Saint Clare’s Hospital, Denville; Morristown Medical Center. MEDICAL TRAINING: Dr. Naveen Ballem:
Cleveland Clinic; University of Alabama at Birmingham; Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center.
230 Sherman Avenue, Suite C, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 • 973-744-8585
Clinton Wellness Center, 1738 Route 31 North, Clinton, NJ 08809 • 908-735-3912
903 State Highway 202 North, Raritan, NJ 08869 • 908-735-3912
From left: Dr. Naveem Ballem, Dr. R.V. Ballem