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  • Gastroenterology

GANJ – North Bergen Location

About Us

Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey (GANJ) is an integrated group practice comprised of a team of highly skilled gastroenterologists. As part of our dedication to complete care, our board certified physicians and professional staff will effectively evaluate, diagnose and treat acute and chronic gastrointestinal conditions and diseases.

With locations throughout northern & central New Jersey, our multidisciplinary practice offers coordinated and comprehensive services with an emphasis on personalized care for patients of all ages and activity levels. In addition, our practice is affiliated with five ambulatory surgery centers where our advanced procedures are performed in a warm, comfortable environment on an outpatient basis.

Speaking about issues relating to one’s gut health isn’t easy. The physicians here at GANJ help put their patients at ease so that they create a treatment plan for whatever the situation.

For more information on our premier physicians, locations or services, contact us today.

Our Doctors

Peter Caride, MD

Dr. Peter Caride was born and raised in Hudson County, NJ, and has served the North Hudson and Bergen County area for nearly three decades. Dr. Caride is an advocate for state-of-the-art health care, particularly when it comes to advancing health care for the Latino population. Prior to joining GANJ, Dr. Caride was in private practice in New Jersey for 27 years. The son of Cuban immigrants, Dr. Caride is fluent in Spanish and is particularly interested in serving the needs of the Latino community.

Education & Training
  • His fellowship in gastroenterology was at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan, where he was twice awarded the William J. Grace Fellow of the Year award given to the most outstanding physician during their subspecialty training.
  • Dr. Caride completed his internal medicine training at St. Vincent’s as well. During that time he was selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for his exemplary work with medical students. He was also selected to be Chief Medical Resident at St. Vincent’s because of his knowledge and dedication, as well as his leadership skills with fellow residents.
  • Dr. Caride received a BS in biochemistry from Boston College and is a graduate of New York Medical College.
  • Board Certifications
  • National Board of Medical Examiners – Gastroenterology
  • John Sotiriadis, MD, PhD

    Dr. John Sotiriadis is committed to improving the health of his patients using the most modern approaches and advanced treatments in gastroenterology.

    Throughout his career, Dr. Sotiriadis has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has given lectures and presentations on a broad range of gastroenterology and hepatology topics.

    Working with the entire team here at GANJ, Dr. Sotiriadis provide patients with a holistic and patient-centered approach to ensure that patients receive the best care in gastroenterology.

    Education & Training
  • Dr. Sotiriadis attended Cornell University and graduated cum laude with a major in Biology.
  • He then attended Chicago Medical School, where he earned a medical degree and a doctorate in philosophy (PhD) in immunology.
  • Dr. Sotiriadis returned to New York to complete his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.
  • He went on to complete his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at UMDNJ-Newark.
  • Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal medicine
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Palisades Medical Center
  • Honors and Awards
  • Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Teaching Appointments
  • Dr. Sotiriadis also serves as Section Chief at Palisades Medical Center, where he is also Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program.
  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Our Services

    Serving multiple counties in northern and central New Jersey, Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey (GANJ) utilizes the latest techniques of the industry to effectively diagnose and/or treat an array of acute and chronic gastrointestinal conditions. With a team approach and an extensive network of experienced physicians, GANJ is able to provide complete care for disorders of the digestive system for patients of all ages. All procedures are performed in the comfort of the office or in one of our advanced ambulatory surgery centers.

    Procedures we perform include:

    For more information on the procedures we perform or to schedule an appointment, contact us today.

    At Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey, our specialized team of physicians and staff has years of combined experience providing care for acute and chronic gastrointestinal conditions. With an advanced network and a team approach, we provide an efficient diagnosis, customized treatment and preventive care plan for the individual needs of you and your family.

    Conditions we treat include:

    For more information on the conditions we treat or to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists, contact us today.

    Our Office
    Phone: 201-869-9500
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Additional Contact Information

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    Please see below for a full list of our Accepted Insurance Plans:

    • Medicare NJ*
    • Medicaid NJ
    • Aetna PPO/HMO/Medicare
    • Amerigroup
    • Americhoice
    • Amerihealth (HMO/PPO/POS)
    • Empire BCBS
    • Beech Street / Medichoice
    • Humana
    • Cigna (HMO/PPO/POS)
    • Community Care Network
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Devon / Americare
    • Emblem Health (PPO/HMO)
    • First Health
    • Galaxy
    • GHI (PPO/HMO)
    • Healthnet
    • Horizon BCBS of NJ (PPO/HMO/Traditional)
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Local 825
    • Local 1199 (thru Aetna)
    • Magnacare
    • Health Republic
    • Multiplan
    • “Oxford (Liberty/Freedom/Medicare)”
    • Qualcare (HMO / PPO)
    • Railroad Medicare
    • Tricare
    • “United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS, EPO)”
    • VNS
    • Wellcare

    *accepted by all of our doctors

    Please note: This list is not all-inclusive and some of our doctors do not participate in all of these plans. To confirm if the doctor participates, please contact your insurance company directly.