Matthew Blaszka, MD

Matthew Blaszka, MD

Gastroenterology

Locations & Appointments

Languages Spoken

Korean, Spanish

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Adult Health

Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Health Screening
  • Hemorrhoid Ligation

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal Fissure
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations

The Park Medical Group at Bergenfield

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1 North Washington Avenue 2nd Floor Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Directions 

Phone: 201-374-9201
Fax: 201-608-2453
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Park Medical Group at Northvale

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220 Livingston Street Suite 202 Northvale, NJ 07647 Directions 

Phone: 201-768-9090
Fax: 201-768-9009
Wednesday: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Primary Care at Oradell

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680 Kinderkamack Road Suite 205 Oradell, NJ 07649 Directions 

Phone: 201-262-0608
Fax: 201-262-8689

Appointments

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Insurances Accepted

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1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • CHN PPO

Devon Health Plan

  • Devon Health Plan

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)

Humana

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care

Wellpoint

  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage

About Matthew Blaszka

Dr. Blaszka is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He specializes in viral hepatitis, ischemic bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He received his MD from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He did his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, and practiced for a year as a hospitalist at Montefiore before completing a gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Blaszka is a member of The Park Medical Group. He has published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology and presented his research at numerous scientific meetings.

Honors & Awards

2019 Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2019: NJ Top Docs

Education & Degrees

MD: UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School

Residency

Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine: Gastroenterology

Publications

Anatomic patterns, patient characteristics, and clinical outcomes in ischemic colitis: A study of 313 cases supported by histopathology. Brandt, L.J., Feuerstadt, P., Blaszka, M., American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2010. 105:2245-2252.

Patterns of involvement in 350 cases of biopsy-proven ischemic colitis. Blaszka, M., Brandt, L.J., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S180, 2008.

Segmental Colon Ischemia (SCI): All segments are not equal in terms of outcome. Feuerstadt, P., Blaszka, M., Brandt, L.J., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S172, 2009.

Acute esophageal necrosis: A common presentation for a rare endoscopic finding. Blaszka, M., Beyda, D.J., Feldstein, R., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S247, 2012.

Cervical metastasis of primary gastric diffuse large B cell lymphoma: A case report. Beyda, D.J., Blaszka, M., Grosman, I., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S276, 2012.

Metastatic esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in a patient with dysphagia: A case report. Beyda, D.J., Blaszka, M., Feldstein, R., Khan, G., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S238, 2012.

A rare case of malakoplakia presenting as a polypoid lesion. Gandhi, S., Blaszka, M., Feldstein, R., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S485, 2012.

Reviews & Ratings

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Recent comments

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5.0 June 2024

"Dr blaska is one of the kindness dr. I have dealt with.patient,explains things well. Makes you fell very comfortable."


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5.0 June 2024

"Dr Blaska is The Best"


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5.0 May 2024

"Description of condition was clear and reasonably."


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5.0 May 2024

"Very impressed with The doctor's knowledge and understanding of my ailment. My questions were answered in a caring and patient manner"


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5.0 May 2024

"Dr. Blaszka rocks! Very even keeled and informative. I have a great deal of respect for him."


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5.0 May 2024

"Dr. Blaszka always takes his time explaining things, and it is clear that he cares about his patients."


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5.0 May 2024

"Excellent, much-appreciated knowledge, skill and competence. Great doctor!"


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5.0 March 2024

"Dr Blasko is exceptional, highly skilled discussed his findings in detail- what we could do - try - not try ! An amazing doctor with a personality to match. I recommend him highly."


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5.0 March 2024

"I have seen Dr Bladka before and I insisted on seeing him again because I was very happy with the care I had received in2020. He eased my mind with the explanation he provided. Simplified things. The routine exam was far better and and not as uncomfortable as some I have had prior to Dr Blazska."


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5.0 March 2024

"Excellent Experience."