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Richard L Moskowitz MD - Surgery-Colon & Rectal - Morristown

Richard L Moskowitz MD

Primary Specialties
  • Surgery-Colon & Rectal
  • Affiliations
    Barnabas Health Medical Group
    Jersey City Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Associates in Colon and Rectal Diseases, P.A.
    111 Madison Avenue
    Morristown, NJ 07960

    Secondary Office

    Associates in Colon and Rectal Diseases, P.A.
    560 Springfield Ave
    Westfield, NJ 07090
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    (973) 257-1225

    Physician Information

    Dr. Moskowitz is a recipient of the 2014 NJ Monthly Top Docs award.

    Dr. Richard Lee Moskowitz has been engaged in the practice of Colon and Rectal Surgery in Morris County for 30 years. Originally in practice with Dr. Raymond Crystal until Dr. Crystal's retirement in 2001, Dr. Moskowitz was engaged in the practice of General and Colon and Rectal Surgery at Roosevelt and St. Luke's Hospitals in New York City prior to establishing himself in New Jersey.

    Dr. Moskowitz graduated from the Milton S. Hershey School of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University in 1978 and completed a General Surgical Residency at the North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Thereafter, a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery was obtained from the Greater Baltimore Medical Center under the direction of Dr. John Rosin from the Mayo Clinic. An additional year of postgraduate research and clinical training was accomplished in London at St. Marks Hospital – the "cradle of colon and rectal surgery". There, Dr. Moskowitz worked with surgical pioneers of Inflammatory Bowel Disease who created the "pouch" option for Restorative Proctocolectomy in patients with Ulcerative Colitis. Specifically, his mentors included Peter Hawley for rectal oncological resections and Professor John Nicholls. Dr. Moskowitz collaborated with Professor Nicholls in writing the seminal papers describing the staging of "Pouchitis".

    Board certification and the appropriate recertifications are in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. Memberships include, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and the St. Mark's Society.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of the Pennsylvania State University, 1978

    Internship: Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, 1978

    Residency: Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, 1983

    Fellowship: Greater Baltimore Medical Center Fewllow- Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1984 St. Marks Hospital for Disease of the Rectum and Colon, London, England, 1985

    Clinical Interests

    Surgery of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, Proctology, All surgical aspects of Surgical Oncology as it pertains to Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Amerihealth
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Qualcare
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Health Care
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Coventry First Health
    • Emblem Health/GHI
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • United Community Plan