Michael Meininger, MD

Michael Meininger, MD

  • Gastroenterology

I am passionate about providing excellent care for my patients.  I enjoy working with each patient to address their gastrointestinal issues and designing a treatment plan that is right for them.

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Prevention


  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Polypectomy

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anemia (Iron Deficiency)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gall Stones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations &


  • Gastroenterology Group of Northern NJ

    140 Sylvan Avenue Suite 101A Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

    Main: 201-945-6564
    Fax: 201-461-9038


About Michael Meininger

Dr. Michael E. Meininger is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and has been in private practice since 2002.  He received his MD from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He subsequently completed his gastroenterology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Meininger focuses his practice on all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology and has advanced training and expertise in capsule endoscopy. 

Dr. Meininger is a past president of the New Jersey Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Society and has been voted by both peers and patients as one of America’s Top Gastroenterologists and Physicians. He currently serves as an associate medical director of the Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Englewood Hospital. Dr. Meininger serves as both a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers Medical School.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019: Jersey's Best: New Jersey's Top Doctors in Cancer Care
  • 2019-2013: (201) Magazine: Bergen's Top Doctors
  • 2018, 2017: Bergen Magazine Top Doctor
  • 2018, 2017: Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor

Teaching Positions

  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rutgers Medical School

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • 2009-present: Associate Medical Director,  Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: New York University School of Medicine


  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Gastroenterology
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nutrition

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology