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Rosario Ligresti, M.D., FASGE

Chief of the Gastroenterology, Hackensack University Medical Center

Updated: September 10, 2020

Rosario Ligresti, M.D., FASGE, recently joined the Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Group.

Rosario Ligresti, M.D., is the chief of the gastroenterology division at Hackensack University Medical Center, which was recently recognized as the best hospital in New Jersey for GI treatment by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Ligresti is committed to utilizing up-to-date and evidence-based medicine to improve the lives of his patients and has access to the latest technology to provide high quality care.

Dr. Ligresti focuses his practice on using advanced interventional endoscopic techniques to diagnose and treat digestive cancers. He also performs radiofrequency ablation of the pancreas and esophagus. He has been serving the Bergen County community of Hackensack for many years and is currently a fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Services offered

Dr. Ligresti provides comprehensive care for a full range of conditions that affect the digestive tract, liver, biliary tract, and pancreas, including:

  • Digestive cancers
  • Gallstone disease and other conditions that affect the gallbladder
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Pancreaticobiliary disorders
  • Swallowing disorders

Dr. Ligresti utilizes advanced diagnosis and treatment options, including:

  • BARRX esophageal RFA of Barrett’s esophagus
  • Digital choledochoscopy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Electrohydraulic lithotripsy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • EUS-guided procedures
  • Pancreas cancer screening
  • Pancreas cyst evaluation and management
  • Submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection

Appointments

Dr. Ligresti is currently accepting new patients in Hackensack, NJ:
20 Prospect Avenue
Suite 615
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Patients can call 551-996-3091 to schedule an appointment.