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  • Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 973-436-1870


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123 Highland Avenue Gastroenterology

123 Highland Avenue
Suite 103
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
United States

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375 Mt. Pleasant Avenue Gastroenterology

375 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Women's Health Center, Suite 206
West Orange, NJ 07052
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and ablation of Barrett’s
  • C. difficile infection
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Family history of colon cancer and other cancers
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Genetic syndromes with risk of colon cancer
  • H. Pylori infection
  • IBD
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Conditions
  • Liver disease
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of colon cancer
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Removal of colon polyps
  • Screening for colon polyps and prevention of cancer
  • Screening for esophageal cancer
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • University of California at Davis, School of Medicine, Davis, CA


  • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA


  • Human Physiology, Boston University Sargent College of Allied Health Professions, Boston, MA


  • Internal Medicine, New York University/ Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY


  • Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

About Me

Cecilia Minano, MD MPH is a member of Summit Health’s Gastroenterology team. Dr. Minano has an extensive clinical background in inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux, liver diseases, and colon cancer prevention and detection. She strongly believes in the power of the doctor-patient relationship, which is built on trust and open communication. “We are a team working together to improve your overall health.”

Dr. Minano has been in practice as a Gastroenterologist since 2011. She joins Summit Health from Crystal Run Healthcare with previous practice experience at the Digestive Disease and Nutrition Center of Westchester.

Dr. Minano’s notable professional accomplishments include being a guest lecturer for the medical students of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has also co-authored several articles and abstracts during her medical training concerning liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, Hepatitis C, Helicobacter pylori and pancreatic stents. Among her many honors and rewards are the Peter Elsbach Award for Excellence in Research and the Richard Juarez Commitment to the Community Award.

Dr. Minano takes pride in being an immigrant from Peru from humble beginnings. She came here at a young age and achieved the American dream through hard work, determination and perseverance. She has enjoyed medical mission trips to both Central and South America and hopes to embark on future adventures.

Dr. Minano keeps her heart full and happy by spending time with her husband and three beautiful children and traveling the world.

English, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • HUMC Mountainside