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About Dr. Habba - Gastrologist in Summit, NJ

Saad F. Habba, MD | Gastrologist in Summit, NJ

Saad F Habba, MD is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and has been practicing medicine and Gastroenterology for more than 34 years. He is an attending consultant physician at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. Dr. Habba was Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. He is presently in private practice as a gastrologist in Summit, New Jersey.

He has presented and published in 26 national and international medical journals and symposia and authored a chapter in Conn's Current Therapy textbook of Medicine. In 1987 he was granted a US patent in Methodology of Liver Regeneration.

Dr Habba was the first to describe "Habba Syndrome", a new entity which was published in the American College of Gastroenterology Journal Vol. 95, Issue 8, Page 2141, August 2000. He pioneered the concept of Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) being a wastebasket diagnosis and a collection of different entities rather than a true single medical condition. This concept was published in 2011 in the journal Medical Hypotheses (Vol. 76 issue 1, p97-99) and followed in 2012 by another publication in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology (47:122-123).

Gastrologist Dr. Habba was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award by UMDNJ, received a special medical achievement citation from the president of the New Jersey Senate and most recently received a commendation from Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey. He has been acknowledged with numerous recognition awards by the New Jersey Medical Society and served as an expert witness in Gastroenterology  for the State of New Jersey.  He has made national and international radio and television appearances including the latest appearances on the, Discovery Health Channel as well as the NJ TV program, 12 To Your Health.

He was listed in "Guide to America's Top Physicians" by the Consumer Research Council of America, featured in New Jersey Life magazine (April/May 2011) in the article Doctors Who Make a Difference as well as cited in the June/July 2011 issue of Reader's Digest.

Gastroenterology conditions that Dr. Habba assists his patients with include: 

• Diarrhea & Chronic Diarrhea
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Abdominal Pain
• Gallbladder Disease
• Habba Syndrome
• Heartburn
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's)

Diagnostic procedures provided include endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Saad F. Habba, MD
12 Bank Street, Suite 102
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: 908-273-3434
Fax: 908-273-3210

Last Update: May 11, 2012


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