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Tamir Ben-Menachem, MD, MS
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  • Gastroenterology
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Appointments: Call 973-437-2780


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Berkeley Heights Gastroenterology

1 Diamond Hill Road
Bensley Pavilion, 4th floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

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150 Park Avenue Gastroenterology

150 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Achalasia
  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and ablation of Barrett’s
  • C. difficile infection
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diseases of the Pancreas and Bile Ducts
  • 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
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Conditions
  • 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 and Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva, Israel


  • Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva, Israel


  • General Surgery, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI


  • Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

About Me

Tamir Ben-Menachem, MD, MS, serves as Chairman of Summit Health’s Gastroenterology Department. In addition to his position at Summit Health, Dr. Ben-Menachem is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. Dr. Ben-Menachem was previously Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Chief of the Therapeutic Endoscopy Program. He has privileges at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. Dr. Ben-Menachem’s expertise includes diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts as well as precancerous and cancerous conditions of the digestive tract. He is one of few physicians in New Jersey with extensive experience in endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic removal of early digestive tract cancers, and endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s esophagus. Dr. Ben-Menachem is the coauthor of articles and book chapters concerning gastrointestinal endoscopy. His articles are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Critical Care Medicine. A gifted speaker, Dr. Ben-Menachem has delivered more than 50 local, regional, and national invited presentations in his field. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Endosonography Club, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a committee member of national and regional professional organizations, including the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Standards of Practice Committee.

Dr. Ben-Menachem is the recipient of more than 24 honors and awards, including the Henry Ford Health System Patient Satisfaction Award and Patient Choice Award. He has been listed multiple times in New Jersey Monthly's "Top Doctors," Millburn-Short Hills "Super Doctors," New York Magazine's "Top Doctors, "Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," Castle Connolly's "Best Doctors in America," and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors." Dr. Ben-Menachem's Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in Inside Jersey and US News and World Report. The American Cancer Society has honored him at its 35th Annual Diamond Ball for his compassionate and expert surgical care.

“Advances in technology allow physicians to treat previously untreatable conditions,” notes Dr. Ben-Menachem. “In some cases, endoscopic procedures allow us to cure many benign and malignant diseases of the digestive tract. I’m fortunate to be a part of this exciting revolution in health care.”

When he is not caring for his patients, Dr. Ben-Menachem enjoys sailing and gardening.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2020
  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Top Doctors Inside Jersey 2018
  • Top Doctors 2017
  • Inside Jersey Top Docs 2017
  • Top Doctors 2016
  • Top Doctors 2015
  • Top Doctors 2014
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors