John Pepen, MD, FACS, MPP

Advanced Surgical Associates is proud to welcome our newest associate, Dr. John A. Pepen.  Dr. Pepen is a native of New Jersey, and received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University.  Dr. Pepen graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency in Surgery at Columbia’s New York Presbyterian Hospital.  Dr. Pepen, additionally, completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He currently serves as the medical director Trinitas Regional Medical Center Center of Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine

In 2015, he obtained a Master’s in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he focused on Domestic Politics and Health Policy.

Dr. Pepen joins as an Acute Care Surgeon, a growing field in surgery, focusing on expedient high quality care in the inpatient setting. His skills and specialty will allow us to better deliver care to the acutely ill patient.

Insurance Participation

In Network Participation:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Atlantic Health Employees Plan

Out of Network Participation:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford
  • United Health Care
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Qualcare

Learn more about insurance: Insurance Participation and Transparency & Insurance Glossary

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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