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Cecilia Minano
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Women's Multispecialty Health Center
Accepting new patients

Locations

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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

  • Abnormal weight loss
  • Abscess excision
  • Achalasia
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Argon plasma coagulation hemostases of bleeding lesions
  • Bariatric surgery complications
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Bile duct diseases
  • Biliary and pancreatic duct endoscopy (cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy)
  • Biliary stricture
  • CT colonography
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Celiac disease
  • Celiac nerve block to treat pancreatic pain
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis problems
  • Chronic gallbladder inflammation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Bleeding
  • Colon and rectal bleeding
  • Colon and rectum problems
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Colon polyps
  • Colon resection
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Complete Colon polyp resection
  • Complications from bariatric surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cyst excision
  • Digestive disease
  • Digestive problems
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Duct blockage
  • Dysplasia
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography
  • Endoscopic management after gastric bypass surgery
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and ablation for early GI tumors
  • Endoscopic retrograte cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for benign and malignant disease
  • Endoscopic therapies for Barrett's esophagus
  • Endoscopic treatment of gastric diseases
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to diagnose and stage GI and bile duct and pancreatic cancers
  • Endoscopic ultrasound for staging and fine-needle aspiration
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal disease
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal pain from malignancies
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • IBD
  • IBS
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Interventional gastroenterology
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lipoma excision
  • Liver disease
  • Neoplasm
  • Non-cancerous tumor
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas divisum
  • Pancreas surgery
  • Pancreas: benign and malignant tumors
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Pancreatic duct endoscopy (pancreatoscopy)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Pancreatic pain from malignancies
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Polyp
  • Post-cholecystectomy complication
  • Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus
  • Radiofrequency endoscopic resection for Barrett's esophagus
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal cancer
  • Small bowel stenting
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • acid reflux
  • appendicitis
  • bile reflux
  • bloating
  • childhood obesity
  • chronic vomiting
  • colon screening
  • colorectal cancer
  • constant hiccups
  • dark or black stool
  • double contrast barium enema
  • endoscopy
  • gastric cancer
  • gastric emptying scan
  • gastric manometry
  • gastrinomas
  • gi infection
  • helicobacter pylori
  • intestinal parasite
  • ischemic bowel disease
  • nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • nutritional deficiency
  • pernicious anemia
  • severe pain in mid to upper abdomen
  • stool analysis
  • upper gi endoscopy
  • vomiting blood

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
AmeriHealth
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
Cigna
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
Medicare
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
Magnacare
  • All plans PPO
Multiplan/PHCS
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
OSCAR
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • OSCAR NJ PPO Plan
Qualcare
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
Tricare
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • NY SHIP
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

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

Graduate

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

Undergraduate

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

Residency

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

Fellowship

  • 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

  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • HUMC Mountainside