Cherag Daruwala, MD in Flemington NJ, Somerville NJ, Flemington NJ
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  • Offices in
  • Flemington
  • Somerville
  • Flemington
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Gastroenterology

Cherag Daruwala, MD

About Us

“Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates is very technology-forward, investing in new and proven diagnostic and treatment equipment and systems that make a difference in the comfort, convenience and outcomes of our procedures. This is an important reason we are leaders in the region when it comes to gastroenterology—and one of many reasons I am enjoying being the newest member of the team,” says Dr. Daruwala.

Our Doctor

Cherag Daruwala, MD

“Like many gastroenterologists, I enjoy the technological aspect of my specialty. Because of my training and experience, I am proud to have been the first gastroenterologist in Central New Jersey to offer endoscopic ultrasound. This emerging technology is quickly becoming the gold standard in the diagnosis of various gastrointestinal illnesses. With endoscopic ultrasound, we are able to get high quality information about a patient’s condition in a way that is much easier and less invasive than other diagnostic procedures.”

After completing Dr. Daruwala’s fellowship in Gastroenterology, he went on to complete training in endoscopic ultrasound and was on staff at Temple University Hospital for 3 years prior to joining Hunterdon Gastroenterology. Dr. Daruwala established the endoscopic ultrasound program at Hunterdon Medical Center.

Dr. Daruwala has been with Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates since 2012 and has been named a NJ Top Doctor each year consecutively since 2016. He has authored numerous publications in high profile journals such as Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Annals of Surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and 2 daughters.

Education & Training
  • Medical Degree: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowships: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Hospital Affiliations
    • Hunterdon Medical Center
    Our Services

    At Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates (HGA), we treat all disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in one convenient location.

    Our board-certified gastroenterology specialists, together with our team of nurses, surgical assistants, and other medical staff, provide complete and expert care of your esophagus, stomach, liver, colon, small intestine, gall bladder and pancreas.

    Whether you are suffering from discomfort or want the most accurate screening of your digestive tract, we are here to help. We offer the latest technology, the most advanced treatment techniques and the highest level of personal care in the field of gastroenterology.

    Expertise, leading-edge treatment and personal care: our formula for the exceptional experience and outcomes we strive to provide each day.


    Upper GI

    1. Acid Reflux
    2. Celiac Disease
    3. Gluten Sensitivity
    4. Heartburn
    5. Barrett’s Esophagus
    6. Peptic Ulcers

    Lower GI

    1. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    2. Crohn’s disease/colitis
    3. Ulcerative colitis
    4. Irritable Bowel Disease
    5. Diverticulosis
    6. Diverticulitis
    7. Colon Cancer Screening


    1. Rubber band ligation
    2. Infrared coagulation
    3. HET bipolar coagulation
    Flemington Location
    Phone: (908) 483-4000
    Fax: (908) 788-5090
    Monday: 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Somerville Location
    Phone: (908) 483-4000
    Fax: (908) 788-5090
    Monday: 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Flemington Location
    Monday: 6:15 AM - 7:30 PM
    Tuesday: 6:15 AM - 5:30 PM
    Wednesday: 6:15 AM - 7:30 PM
    Thursday: 6:15 AM - 5:30 PM
    Friday: 6:15 AM - 5:30 PM
    Saturday: 6:15 AM - 1:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed
    Additional Contact Information

    All the information you need before you visit

    The physicians at Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates want you to have all the information you need to make your first consultation with us convenient, comfortable and efficient.

    You’ll find the forms you need to fill out before your first visit to HGA, insurance information and answers to frequently asked questions. If you have any questions, please call our office to speak to one of our medical support staff at 908-483-4000. We are always happy to answer your questions.


    Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates and Hunterdon Endosurgery Center participate with many of the same insurance companies. Please talk to our scheduling or billing department at the time you schedule your procedure to make sure we are covered by your insurance plan.

    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Amerihealth
    • Amerihealth Medicare Advantage Plan
    • Independence Blue/Keystone BCBS
    • Beech Street
    • Champus
    • CHN (Consumer Health Network)
    • Cigna (Great West)
    • Coventry / 1st Health / CCN
    • PPO Only
    • Devon Health
    • PPO Only
    • Evolutions
    • PPO Only
    • First Health / Coventry
    • PPO Only
    • Great West Life/ One Health Plan
    • HCPC (Health Care Payors Coalition)
    • PPO Only
    • Horizon Blue Cross / Blue Shield of New Jersey and
    • Out of State Plans
    • MagnaCare
    • PPO Only
    • Medicaid
    • New Jersey Only
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan / PHCS
    • One Health
    • Operating Engineers Local 825
    • Oxford
    • Freedom and Liberty Plans Only
    • Qualcare
    • Railroad Medicare
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • USA Managed Care Organization
    • US Family Health

    The experience was outstanding having this procedure is one that people don’t want to have but this doctor and staff almost makes you want to do it again. Thank you all for a good job.

    The most important aspect of my procedure was the certainty that all the people responsible for my care cared about me.

    I have only great things to say about my experience at Hunterdon Endosurgery Center. The staff made a not so fun procedure extremely tolerable.

    Visiting the office is like visiting family.

    While this was my first visit as a patient, my wife has had outpatient surgery before at this facility. We both are impressed with all aspects of provider care and service/courtesy and feel extremely well taken care of and look forward to returning when needed in the future.