Nicholas A. Bertha, DO, FACS
NJ BARIATRIC INSTITUTE
299 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960 • 562 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873
973-437-8700 • NJBariatricInstitute.com
An eight-time New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor, Dr. Nicholas Bertha is a board-certified surgeon who specializes exclusively in advanced
laparoscopy, bariatrics and endoluminal surgery. In practice since 1996, he has completed nearly 7,000 weight loss procedures, including
gastric bypass, Lap Band®, Realize® Band and sleeve gastrectomy. Dr. Bertha performs these surgeries laparoscopically, many as same day
procedures, averaging 8 to 10 operations weekly. He also handles revision surgery and accepts referrals of challenging cases from other
New Jersey bariatric surgeons.
Dr. Bertha provides comprehensive, personalized care with compassion and the utmost integrity. “A decision to proceed with life-chang-
ing bariatric surgery is never simple,” he says. “To ensure success, find a surgeon with deep experience, technical skill and empathy—and
insist on close postoperative care.”
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Bertha
serves as director of bariatric surgery at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. He is also medical director of Florham Park Surgery Center and
participates in several clinical research studies. In addition, he serves his community as a member of the Morris Township Board of Health.
Dr. Bertha’s practice, the NJ Bariatric Institute, has developed innovative web-based tools to inform patients and physicians on the latest
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Morristown Medical Center; Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick; Florham Park Surgery Center.
MEDICAL TRAINING: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine (DO, internship); Morristown Memorial Hospital (surgical residency).