Richard K. Chessler

Richard K. Chessler

Richard K. Chessler, MD

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine


  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Polypectomy

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux
  • 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
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • 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 Richard K. Chessler

Dr. Chessler is board certified in gastroenterology and in internal medicine. His clinical interests include disorders of the gallbladder and colon, pancreatic cancer, and invasive biliary endoscopy. He received his MD from the Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University, and did his internal medicine residency and a gastroenterology fellowship at New York Medical College–Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital (now Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center). He has been elected to the Board of Governors of the American College of Gastroenterology for the State of New Jersey and was on the editorial board of the Journal of Practical Gastroenterology. Dr. Chessler is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He practices at the Gastroenterology Group of Northern New Jersey and is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians

Global Health and Community Health Activities

  • American Cancer Society Lecturer

Education &

Education & Degrees

  • MD: Chicago Medical School


New York Medical College–Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital, Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine